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Offline Louis De Sousa

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QE2 on Google Earth (16th August 2017 last update)
« on: Sep 18, 2017, 09:26 PM »
Google Earth update from 16th August 2017

On the first shot check black square thats where 14 lifeboats are now,the second is a close up of those lifeboats.
On the thrid shot black circle is 3 more lifeboats on display out side cruise terminal 3 at Port Rashid

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Re: QE2 on Google Earth (16th August 2017 last update)
« Reply #1 on: Sep 18, 2017, 09:34 PM »
Here 3 more captures

On the first you can see part of the gangway been build between terminal building and QE2
Second shot is the parking area where the lifeboats and remains of davits were now its all cleared out
Thrid the QE2 with all the work going on onboard and around the ship

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Re: QE2 on Google Earth (16th August 2017 last update)
« Reply #2 on: Sep 18, 2017, 09:41 PM »
Good to see a lot of progress being made!
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Re: QE2 on Google Earth (16th August 2017 last update)
« Reply #3 on: Sep 18, 2017, 10:58 PM »
Great to see a Google Earth update, however a little concerned as the current location of the other lifeboats.
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Re: QE2 on Google Earth (16th August 2017 last update)
« Reply #4 on: Sep 19, 2017, 12:55 AM »
I'm not sure what is going on in this photo  on 3 and 4 deck area (in the black) just aft of the Midships Lobby entrance doors.  Could be spot painting, could be a modification.

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Re: QE2 on Google Earth (16th August 2017 last update)
« Reply #5 on: Sep 19, 2017, 08:30 AM »
I'm not sure what is going on in this photo  on 3 and 4 deck area (in the black) just aft of the Midships Lobby entrance doors.  Could be spot painting, could be a modification.

Could be part/s of the gangway system under construction? Not sure.
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