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Sun Princess

Sun Princess

Sun Princess

The Sun Princess is a frequent visitor to Auckland, this cruising season. Here she lies at Princes Wharf, last Wednesday. The Port of Auckland is a popular destination for cruise ships, with over 90 movements listed on the Ports of Auckland website.

The Sun Princess carries 1,950 passengers and has more than 400 balcony staterooms.

According to wikipedia, “the Sun class is a class of cruise ships operated primarily by Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival. The class was designed and its component vessels constructed by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani in Italy. The first Sun class vessel, Sun Princess, entered service in 1995 and the last, Ocean Princess, entered service in the year 2000.”

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4 Comments

  1. Lovely light and shadow, and I like the curves of the hull against the straight lines od the wharf.

  2. I like the angle you have taken this at,gives a good sense of size. I also like the small boat on the right.

  3. Although that cruisin’ princess is a real beauty, I must say that I think she has a really big nose! LOL!

  4. I like the perspective here.

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