Ventura Arrives in Southampton (Pics)

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#1
Reading UK
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Ventura arrived for the first time in Southampton this morning. At first it looked like it was going to be in a snowstorm but the snow did stop and the sun tried its best to break through!

Here are a few pictures:



Ventura passes Aurora on her first visit to Southampton



The traditional fireboat welcome.



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#4
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Thank you for posting this photos, I would love to have been there. You had such a good vantage point.
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#6
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Here is one more from today. Gem
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#7
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Great photos thanks for sharing
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Thanks for the photo share.

I still think any ship too large for the current locks of the Panama Canal is too big!!
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#11
Reading UK
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Thanks for your comments and I'm glad that you like the pictures. I was stood at the end of Town Quay which was a good vantage point... just a bit cold!!

I have put some more pictures of the Ventura up on Flickr. You can see them by clicking here.

You can view the larger images by clicking on the pictures.
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#13
Whitley Bay, North East England
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Originally posted by old git
won't be long till your on her for her second cruise mutineer.

happy cruising


No need to rub it in


Fantastic photos, roll on January.


Happy Cruising





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Originally posted by old git
No need to rub it in

thought i would have got a bite theer Dia lol

not long to go now mate?


Looking at our tickers I am going to beat you on board by 1 second.




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Great pictures...was really miffed that i could not make it today.

Derek am really glad you are one of the first people, on this site, aboard this ship as your reviews are always so informative.

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Great pictures people....
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Love the photos.

We were in Southampton for her arrival and watched her arrive from Mayflower Park. In the afternoon, we took the Harbour Tour from Ocean Village and the sun came out and we got some fantastic close up pictures.

Haven't got a clue how to get my photos onto the forum so I've put them on my Picasa website. Please see http://picasaweb.google.com/gailoswald/Ventura/ with close up views of balconies.

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