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  • philhar, wallasey
    started a topic Where P& O ships are to be berthed

    Where P& O ships are to be berthed

    https://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/c...et-status.html
    Interesting that Azura will berth at Portland.No room for her in Southampton by the time she gets home,presumably.
    3 ships in Dover too.

  • Wansbrough, North Somerset
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    We know where Brittania is...

    https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/18...-weymouth-bay/

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  • Mike48, Southampton
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    I remember the seamen's strike of 1966. In those days cruise ships and merchant ships were crewed by British people. At Berth 101 in Southampton, and possibly others, ships were moored three abreast.

    http://www.bandcstaffregister.com/page3888.html
    Last edited by Mike48, Southampton; 26th March 2020, 09:04 PM.

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  • Yogini, Waterlooville
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    Originally posted by Wansbrough, North Somerset View Post

    I'm not that surprised, we did a Koningsdam ship visit at Portland. I'm sure there is room for a few more if push cmes to shove.
    We had Portland as a port of call on Brilliance in 2015.

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  • philhar, wallasey
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    Originally posted by Delboy, Essex View Post
    During P&O’s 175th celebrations they had all seven (at the time) ships docked in Southampton.

    https://youtu.be/s2f2g-Kb88A
    I remember it well Delboy and that they used the Rose Bowl ax an extra check in facility.They arranged that as a one off though and didn't have other lines competing for berths as they are now.

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  • lucy, sutton
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    Originally posted by Delboy, Essex View Post
    During P&O’s 175th celebrations they had all seven (at the time) ships docked in Southampton.

    https://youtu.be/s2f2g-Kb88A
    We were on Oriana for the 175th Anniversary cruise. The worst weather for a sail away that we have every had. It was grey, freezing cold and very wet!! However, the sight of the 7 ships all berthed in Southampton before we boarded was great. Everyone was on deck for the sail away and frozen with umbrellas as it was raining, but determined to stay on deck to enjoy the spectacle. Cannot remember now but I seem to remember this was all in July when it was supposed to be Summer and nice weather.

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  • Delboy, Essex
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    During P&O’s 175th celebrations they had all seven (at the time) ships docked in Southampton.

    Iona will not be joining them as she is in stuck in port at Eemshaven no more work being done at the moment, workers not working due to Coronavirus

    https://youtu.be/s2f2g-Kb88A
    Last edited by Delboy, Essex; 21st March 2020, 06:32 PM.

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  • Wansbrough, North Somerset
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    Originally posted by philhar, wallasey View Post
    https://www.cruiseindustrynews.com/c...et-status.html
    Interesting that Azura will berth at Portland.No room for her in Southampton by the time she gets home, presumably.
    3 ships in Dover too.
    I'm not that surprised, we did a Koningsdam ship visit at Portland. I'm sure there is room for a few more if push cmes to shove.

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