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A Look Around the Black Watch

Photographs © John H. Luxton 2009

The photographs below were taken on board Fred. Olsen Line's  BLACK WATCH during the "Celtic Spring Cruise" BW0902 between April 13 - 18, 2009

At the very top of the ship above the fitness centre is the sports area featuring a tennis court and golf driving area.

Deck 10 features an excellent viewing area above The Observatory Bar, the Fitness Centre and the Figurehead of the Bergerac of 1955

The Observatory - The Ship Enthusiasts' Vantage point. Great view and a good bar!

Figurehead of the BERGERAC (1955) can be found on deck 10.Deck 10 Above The Observatory offers fine views. The Fitness centre entrance is also on this deck.

This  fine large scale model of BLACK WATCH [III] is displayed outside of the Observatory on deck 9.

Deck 9 Marquee Pool, Bar & JacuzzisView deck 9 to deck 6 swimming pool
Bridge wing and crew area deck 8.Internet Room - deck 7On Deck 7 there is a glass sculpture presented to the ship by an employee of ship builders Wärtsilä.
Views of the promenade Lido Deck 7 - five laps is one mile
Wärtsilä builder's plate deck 7Deck 7 Games Area gaming tablesswimming pool area deck 6Black Watch [II] figure head overlooks the stern.
BLACK WATCH [I] in the Explorers' Library Deck 7Ship Models Dalreoch Card RoomDalreoch Card Room - Deck 7

The Braemar Room - deck 6 is dominated by the figurehead of the Fred. Olsen Line's BRAEMAR [I] 1953 - 1975. The room features many art works as well as photographs and historical material from Fred. Olsen Lines.

Lido Lounge Deck 7Crew busy at maintenance tasks on the fo'csle deck 6

The Swimming and Exercise Pools on Lounge Deck 6 The Orchid Room Restaurant - Deck 6
Glentanar Restaurant from Orchid RoomNeptune Show Lounge Deck 6Deck 6 with portraits of a somewhat youthful portraits  of their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway
The Piper's Bar Deck 6 Features memorabilia from the Black Watch Regiment and golfing.Deck 5 Reception Area

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