Cruise Liner

'MSC Magnifica'

Passing Granton Harbour in the Firth of Forth

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MSC Magnifica

View from Trinity.       Foreground:  Granton Harbour.     Background:  Burntisland,  Fife

MSC Magnifica in  the Firth of Forth  -  seen from Granton Harbour, 23 May 2013

Peter Stubbs,  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk.                                                                                        Photo taken:  May 23 2013

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MSC Magnifica approaching Burntisland

View from Lower Granton Road    -    Zoom-in to MSC Magnifica on the Firth of Forth

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MSC Magnifica in  the Firth of Forth  -  seen from Granton Harbour, 23 May 2013

Peter Stubbs,  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk.                                                                                        Photo taken:  May 23 2013

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MSC Magnifica passing Burntisland

View from Lower Granton Road    -    Zoom-in to MSC Magnifica on the Firth of Forth

MSC Magnifica in  the Firth of Forth  -  seen from Granton Harbour, 23 May 2013

Peter Stubbs,  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk.                                                                                        Photo taken:  May 23 2013

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MSC Magnifica

The liner pauses and swings round to face upstream, close to the entrance to Leith Western Harbour

View from Lower Granton Road.     Foreground:  Granton Harbour.           Background:  Hills of Fife

MSC Magnifica in  the Firth of Forth  -  seen from Granton Harbour, 23 May 2013

Peter Stubbs,  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk.                                                                                        Photo taken:  May 23 2013

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Valentine Series Postcard  -  Photo 1905

MSC Magnifica in  the Firth of Forth  -  seen from Granton Harbour, 23 May 2013

Peter Stubbs,  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk.                                                                                        Photo taken:  May 23 2013

 

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     MSC Magnifica in  the Firth of Forth  -  seen from Granton Harbour, 25 May 2013

 

'MSC Magnifica'

Edinburgh    -    23 May 2013

Cruise Schedule

When the photos above were taken, MSC Magnifica was on an 11-night cruise from Netherlands and Germany to the UK and Ireland.    It visited :

-  Amsterdam (Holland)

-  Hamburg  and Heligoland (Germany)

-  Edinburgh, Invergordon, Kirkwall (Scotland

-  Belfast (Northern Ireland)

-  Greenock (Scotland)

-  Dublin (Ireland)

-  Amsterdam (Holland)

-  Hamburg  (Germany)

The Forth Bridges

The ship was proceeding down the Firth of Forth past Granton Harbour when I took the photos.  Perhaps it had travelled a little further upstream to have a look at the Forth Bridges, about ten miles to the west of Edinburgh.

 

 

Firth of Forth

More Photos

The Forth Rail Bridge and ferry at South Queensferry

Early views + ferries

Granton Breakwater  -  8 September 2002

Granton

The Forth Rail Bridge - Thumbnail images

The Forth Bridges

Queensferry Passage

List of ferry boats
and links to more photos

Granton Ferry

List of ferry boats
and links to more photos

Early Descriptions

Queensferry

Firth of Forth

The Coast  -   River Crossings  -  Islands

Forth Road Bridge

 

 

 

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