Saturday, May 10, 2008

Saturday Photohunt - Anything

A few years ago a ship was grounded in Swansea Bay. Because the tide goes out a very long way, we were able to walk out to the ship but I didn't want to get any closer: it was a bit big and scary! I mean, what stops it from falling over?

I have published this photo before but not in Photohunters and not for a couple of years so I think it will be acceptable.
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Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Wow, that is a very cool photo! Amazing that the ship manages to stay upright!

Sarge Charlie said...

wow, great photo, our tide in south florida is only a couple of feet.

Sandy said...

Wow, once in a lifetime shot...good one.

Sabine said...

That's a really cool shot you have there!! This is one of those photo ops everyone would like to get... Thanks for sharing it - I hadn't seen it before! ;)

Happy weekend!

jenny said...

I have never seen anything like that in person! Wow!

Have a great weekend!

YTSL said...

Wow, what an amazing picture!!!!!! Definitely worth putting up more than once, methinks! ;b

crazy working mom said...

That shows just how large that ship is to see someone standing beside it! Great capture. :)

Happy Hunting. Thanks for stopping by.

Mar said...

Stunning picture!! love it!
Happy weekend and happy hunting :)

JesieBlogJourney said...

I'm glad you are able to show the comparison of a person to a ship. The ship is enormous. I agree it is wise not to get too near it.

Dragonstar said...

I wouldn't go nearer either - probably safe enough, but with my luck ....
Incredible shot Liz!

feefifoto said...

Wow, that's so cool and unusual. What finally happened to the ship?

SnoopyTheGoon said...

That is one amazing story and the picture does frighten a bit.

Carver said...

That is an amazing photograph. What a great shot.

Randi said...

Wow, really cool!

jmb said...

WEll I can understand you not wanting to go too close. Great photo. Happy Mother's Day Liz.

CherryPie said...

Wow! what a great photo, I don't think I would have got any closer either!!!

Claudia said...

Incredible shot!

Grendel said...


elln b said...

Oh I'm glad you re-posted this one. It really is amazing how huge it is. Beautiful photo...

PowersTwinB said...

OH my! This is a one of a kind photo! wow!! Great for this week! Thank you for visiting my hunt today

Napaboaniya said...

It's huge!! I dun want to imagine it falling over you! :)

Leslie said...

Crikey! Great photo! Have a good weekend. :)

-TNChick- said...

Wow, what an amazing shot with the HUGE ship and small person there... I've been around a lot of ships (Navy) but never did one appear that large to me!

julie said...

This looks like a wonderful place to explore. But yeah, not when one doesn't know if its gonna tip over :)

Have a great day!

jams o donnell said...

Wow Liz that is an impresive sight. I'm amazed nobody has tried to refloat or salvage it

philos said...

Wow! That is humongous! Great photo Liz! Is that a Russian ship or something?

Btw, thanks for visiting my photohunt entry and welcoming me hehe... Happy Mother's Day! :)

Siani said...

Great shot, Liz - you're a braver woman than me. I'd have stayed on the prom. I think I remember that ship. Didn't its pilot mistake some traffic lights at West Cross for the lights at the entrance to the docks? Hope you're having a lovely weekend, and that George hasn't eaten anything else he shouldn't have.

leslie said...

Sheesh! I'm with you! What DOES keep that thing upright?

Colin Campbell said...

Great photo. This reminds me of walking out on the tarmac to board 747s back to Singapore at the old airport in Kuala Lumpur. You would walk around the plane and board using stairs. Usually boarding was by air bridge, but not there.

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