Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Queen Mary 2, standing on the ship’s bulbous bow (a protruding bulb at the front of a ship just below the waterline) a mile off the coast of Bali. Photographer James Morgan, 2014.
The steamship Europa of 1930, consort flagship of the Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd), enters New York Harbour, 18 November 1931. Photograph taken from the Ambrose Lightship. Note the absence of flanking turbulence, the benefit of the bulbous bow. Image courtesy the private collection of John Cunard-Shutter.
Cunard recently captured dramatic photographs of Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Queen Mary 2, standing on the ship’s bulbous bow a mile off the coast of Bali during the ship’s World Cruise in her 10th anniversary year.