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16-MAR-2012 © Walter O. Koenig

March 16

KRI Dewaruci

The KRI Dewaruci is a Class A tall ship and the only tall mast ship of the Barquentine class owned and operated by the Indonesian Navy.
She is used as a sail training vessel for naval cadets and is the largest tall ship in the Indonesian fleet.
The Dewaruci also serves as a goodwill ambassador for the country of Indonesia to the rest of the world.

Here she is being assisted in docking by two tugs just north of Maritime Museum.
I was given a quick personal tour by one of her officers just after she docked.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/640s f/8.0 at 45.0mm iso200 full exif

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RayB23-May-2012 23:29
What a sight to behold! Also loved your photos taken down below, what craftsmanship.
Carl Carbone18-Mar-2012 01:43
Beautiful capture of this fine ship.
Jim & Josefina17-Mar-2012 13:00
A good perk of working at the museum.
J. Scott Coile17-Mar-2012 12:23
Magnificent vessel.
Jim Coffman17-Mar-2012 12:10
Love all this fine detail! Great image,Walter..
Pierre17-Mar-2012 12:00
Un navire tout à fait splendide! V
Gérard Koehl17-Mar-2012 07:54
Magnifique 3 mats. V
rousselziak17-Mar-2012 07:36
A beautiful ship , like a pirat story ... :) -V-
Betty Vlasiu17-Mar-2012 06:28
Excellent capture , the detail and colours are superb.
globalgadabout17-Mar-2012 05:48
the colourful tugs may be superfluous, as the Dewaruci looks higly manouverable...even with sails furled it seems a marvelous vessel too...V
Hernan E. Enriquez17-Mar-2012 05:15
Beautiful ship, you are so fortunate!
Bryan Murahashi17-Mar-2012 03:35
A beautiful sailing ship. V
Mike H.17-Mar-2012 03:30
A beautiful ship -- nicely captured, Walter! How opportune to get to come aboard.
laine17-Mar-2012 03:02
A beautiful capture, Walter!!
vatorman17-Mar-2012 02:19
A real pleasure to see these masters of the winds.
LeeG17-Mar-2012 01:24
Great looking ship, I hope you were able to take a few on board shots!
V
Frank Brault17-Mar-2012 00:34
A gorgeous ship and marvelous image. The tour most have been wonderful. V
Helen Betts17-Mar-2012 00:27
Beautiful capture and ship. And how lucky of you to have gotten a tour! V.
LynnH17-Mar-2012 00:18
A wonderful tall ship. Lucky you to get to see her! Nice colors and tones in this one! V
janescottcumming17-Mar-2012 00:04
Tis a thing of beauty! What a colorful tug. V
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