Good weather and any ship looks lovely with the scenery around; A few passing vessels.
QE2 [as a whole] at anchor off South Queensferry - 18 September 2007
QE2 at anchor off South Queensferry in 'bits', taken from a tender and Maid Of The Forth - 18 September 2007
Other vessels seen during the day as we were anchored off South Queensferry aboard QE2 - 18 September 2007RFA FORT GEORGE A388 [see QE2 album for pics of both ships http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/qe2s-40th-anniversa/south-queensferry-e/qe2-at-anchor-18-se/ ]http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/royal-fleet-auxiliary/rfa-flotilla/fleet-replenishment-ships/rfa-fort-george/index.htmBORDER TARTAN [since Mar 2010 DON GONZALO 1] 3248gt Oil Products Tanker 2005 ChileNORTHSEA TRADER [since Apr 2010 YUSUF CEPNIOGLU] 4984gt Container Ship 1995 TurkeySPECIALITY 3859gt Oil Products Tanker 2006 BahamasWESTGARD 2868gt General Cargo Ship 2000 NetherlandsCRAMOND 449gt Tug 1994 United KingdomHOPETOUN 947gtTug 1997 United KingdomDALMENY 449gt Tug 1994 United KingdomSEAL CARR 251gt Tug 1983 United KingdomA distant:- BW ODIN 25994gt LPG Tanker 2005 Singapore & very distant HMY Britannia, but see visit aboard in 2009 http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/queen-mary-2s-5th-a/south-queensferry-e/hmy-britannia-leith/ and http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/queen-mary-2s-5th-a/south-queensferry-e/hmy-britannia-leith-1/
Views mainly of the Firth of Forth Railway Bridge; also Inchgarvie, Maid of the Forth and aboard her - 18 September 2008http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inchgarviehttp://www.maidoftheforth.co.uk/