on the photos to view the inside of the ship...
Photo 1 is a picture
of the White Spot restaurant. The food on the ship
was always fantastic. Most days I would have dinner
in the buffet restaurant at the front of the ship.
The meals there were always amazing. Once in awhile
it was great to take a break from the wonderful gourmet
meals and eat at White Spot located at the rear of
Photos 2, 3 & 4
are pictures taken from the bridge.
Photos 5 & 6 are
pictures of the lounge & buffet restaurant at
the front of the ship. This is were I would perform
in the evenings for the passengers.
Photos 7 & 8 are
pictures of the 2 routes I could walk on the main
deck to get from the front of the ship to the rear.
Photo 7 is the route the crew uses
& Photo 8 is the route for the
passengers. Along the passenger route was the gift
shop and pursers office. The crew was very kind, in
the evenings when I was finished with my performances
and most of the passengers had departed. I would go
to the pursers office were the chief stewart would
allow me to pick out a move to play. I would then
go to the crews galley and grab a bite to eat and
go up to the next deck to eat and watch the show.
Photo 9 is a photo
of my room. The crew rooms were very small (I guess
about 10 by 6 feet) I had a small cot and sink. You
can see another photo of my room if you click
"My Room" on the ships
photo above. Sleeping on the Queen of the North as
part of the crew was great as long as you slept at
the front of the ship (away from the engines). I enjoyed
the mornings while lying in bed with the ship rocking
up and down as it began it's next voyage.
Photo 10 is a picture
of the crew laundry room located on the lowest deck
at the rear of the ship. I would work out in the crew's
gym Photo 11 while doing my laundry.
The really cool part of being on the crew (aside from
all the great food) was having a gym. (which was not
available to the regular passengers) The gym was great
with a universal gym, free weights and in another
room up on the main deck we had a tred mill and other
Photo 12 is a picture
of the crew's rec room. This was a great room just
to sit and chill out with crew members. It had a computer
for games, food, beverages, fooze ball & ping
pong table, satelite tv, stereo, etc... In a room
next door there was even a small library and internet
Photo 13 14 15 & 16
are the pictures of my route to my room. Photo
13 is from the main deck (deck 5) which leads
down to deck 4. I would the walk towards the front
of the ship along the corridor in Photo 14
under the archway to the next stair case. Photo
15 is the next stair case which takes you
to the car decks (decks 3 & 2). I would continue
down this staircase to the bottom deck and then walk
further to the front of the ship down a hallway to
my room seen in Photo 16.
Photo 17 is a picture
of one of the big heavy steel doors that separate
the ships lower deck into sections to prevent water
from flooding one area to another. The handles in
the photo were used to release the door to open and
I hope you enjoy all the photos. There
are a few photos of the ship that the regular passenger
would never get to see. I met some very wonder people
on that trip. The ships crew was extremely professional
and very kind.
The Queen of the North
will be sadly missed...