PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday
Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo of big puffy clouds Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 22) seen over the Ro-Ro Carrier North Star on its 1600 mile voyage to Tacoma from Anchorage as it passed Blake Island.
FYI, ‘Ro-Ro Carriers’ are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo that Roll-On/Roll-Off.
Click image to see larger version (NOTE: Elston purposely tinted the photo red/pink):
- Gross Tonnage: 65314
- Deadweight: 20800 t
- Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 255.73m × 35.97m
- Year Built: 2003
Here’s a video from the Smithsonian Channel that shows the loading and unloading of this huge ship: