not much length to spare either 965 feet is the max (MS Volendam is 780 feet)
the trains attach ropes to the ship and pull it along
after the water rises the gate open and the ship is pulled into the next lock
view from the side
the gates closing behind us
the view from our cabin, going up...
... and up ...
... and up!
Entering the third and last of the Gatun locks, both lanes were going up to Gatun lake in the morning
looking back to the other lane
the pilots switch, one for the locks one for the lake
Dawn at Gatun lake, Panama
Mike by the aft pool, Panama
the aft pool
Mike ralaxing in the Panama Canal
A car carrier ship in the Panama Canal
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