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In May six years ago, I posted these fotos of a relatively new NCL vessel called Norwegian Spirit.  Yesterday morning at 0615 . . . l’amiga caught this view of sunrise looking over toward Jersey City.

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It’s Breakaway‘s inaugural entry into the city . . .  Here’s an article about some of the related welcoming events.

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Here’s the full monty, and about twelve hours later, here she

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exits as captured by John Watson from his cliff over on Staten Island.

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Thanks to l’amiga and John Watson for these fotos.  Here’s an article about building this vessel;  this series on building her goes all the way back to 2011.  Anyone explain why it’s called Breakaway?

I’ll try to catch her entering the Narrows one of these days.

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