The day many have been waiting for has arrived, Pacific Dawn is in Gladstone.
Lots of people out this morning getting pictures and capturing the moment. This one is from Leigh Waddington.
Wayne Perkins had a great idea and got the view from the deck.
Some facts about the ship: Its cost $276.8 Million US dollars to build
|Length:||245.06 m (804 ft 0 in)|
|Height:||56.00 m (183 ft 9 in)|
|Draught:||8.218 m (26 ft 11.5 in)|
|Decks:||11 passenger decks|
|Propulsion:||Two electric motors of 12MW each, two propellers 6 blades, Ø 5.8 m (19 ft 0 in)|
|Fuel oil capacity||2,727 t (2,684 long tons; 3,006 short tons)|
|Fuel consumption||1,700 imp gal (7,700 l)/hr
(75 ft/gallon, 6 m/l)
7am – Feast on East Markets Open & Cruise Ship Arrives!Now for what’s planned:
7.30am – Entertainment Commences
8.10am & 9.40am – Traditional Welcome Dance at the Main Stage
10am – Civic Welcome and Keys to Gladstone Region at the Main Stage
10.30am to 3pm – Live Entertainment
3pm – Feast on East Markets Close & Cruise Ship Departs!
Residents are reminded that parking will not be available at the Auckland Point Terminal Carpark. More Info from GAPDL here
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