At Sea 
the Statendam's Bell
the Statendam's Bell

A Navy ship seen on the way to Hawaii.  Cruiser?
A Navy ship seen on the way to Hawaii. Cruiser?

See the rainbow on the right?
See the rainbow on the right?

about 400 miles east of Hawaii, we passed this fishing boat.  Quite a range!  Trawler?
about 400 miles east of Hawaii, we passed this fishing boat. Quite a range! Trawler?

On the way into Ensenada (Mexico), about 300 miles offshore, we passed close to a US Aircraft carrier.  We were
On the way into Ensenada (Mexico), about 300 miles offshore, we passed close to a US Aircraft carrier. We were "buzzed" by what was probably an F/A-18, maybe 500 feet alongside, below top deck level! Larry was in the cabin, but Julie saw it.

The ship's mast coin (old seagoing tradition)
The ship's mast coin (old seagoing tradition)

Mast Step Plaque
Mast Step Plaque

Statendam's Manufacturer's ID plate
Statendam's Manufacturer's ID plate

Voayage Data Recorder.  Just like the
Voayage Data Recorder. Just like the "black box" aircarft have in case of accidents. This one is designed to float free if the ship sinks.

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