IN NEW YORK AND
Norwegian Dawn was built with New York in
mind. Indeed, there is a mural of the Statue of
Liberty on her side. For several years after she
entered service, Dawn sailed yearround from New
York. However, more recently, she has only been
based in New York during the warmer months.
Dwan's home in New York is the Passenger Ship
Terminal on the Westside of Manhattan.
This essay consists of photos taken of
NORWEGIAN DAWN taken over the
years in New York, at sea and at various
The Passenger Ship Terminal is on the eastern bank
of the Hudson River (sometimes called the North
River at this point) and the piers are at a right
angle to the flow of the river. Consequently, ships
leaving the terminal have to back out across the
current. Once they are in mid-river, the halt in
order to turn.
Of course, Dawn does
not just sail around
Left: Dawn sailing the
Right: Dawn tendering off NCL's
private island in the Bahamas.
Dawn during a port call in St. Thomas.
In Old San Jaun.
Dawn heads down
New Yorkers admire Dawn
from Pier 84, part of the
Hudson River Park.
Dawn turns 90 degrees in order to sail
down the river to the sea.
Dawn backs away from the
Passenger Ship Terminal.
The ship berthed at Pier 88 is
Norwegian Spirit, which
partnered with Dawn in
sailing from New York for
Dawn passes the Statue of
Liberty and heads towards
the sea off on another cruise.
Cruise ship photoessay - - Norwegian Dawn - - Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)