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News from the world of cruising ~
September 5, 2001

"Lady in Blue"
SS Norway makes her historic final appearance in 
New York City



At repose, the lady awaits her transatlantic passengers


A Final Farewell...

Man made me, and my will
Is to my maker still -- 
To him and his, our peoples at their pier: 
Lifting in hope to spy 
Trailed smoke along the sky, 
Falling afraid lest any keel come near! 

Godspeed, fair Lady in Blue.

Notes from the Norway -- Almost as good as being there. Reports from on board the SS Norway's final transatlantic crossing.

SS Norway in Halifax -- For what are surely to become historic photographs of the SS Norway, John Sherwood has contributed these memories of her day in Halifax and her final sailing. 

Farewell to a Legend, by Tim Rubacky. His thoughts and remembrances as the historic SS France/SS Norway reluctantly slipped from her New York City berth for her last crossing.  "Bon Voyage is always French..."

Screen shots from the Empire State Building and NJ Skyline web cams -- A special thank you to George Hall for forwarding the arrival and docking shots and Mary Ann Rizzo for capturing the final view.