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Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Queen Mary 2, standing on the ship’s bulbous bow (a protruding bulb at the front of a ship just below the waterline) a mile off the coast of Bali. Photographer James Morgan, 2014.

Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Queen Mary standing on the ship’s bulbous bow (a protruding bulb at the front of a ship just below the waterline) a mile off the coast of Bali.

Captain stands on bulbous bow of queen marry 2.  Worst part is... Some poor deckhand had to go out there and clean the slime and marine growth off to make a nice clean spot for the Captain to stand on for the pretty picture.  Remember to support your local deckhands anonymous organization.

To mark the Anniversary of the iconic ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary Cunard captain, Captain Kevin Oprey, agreed to go overboard and pose for these amazing photos from the bulbous bow of his massive ship.

Captain Standing on Bulbous Bow of Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary 2 Captain Posing Atop the Ship's Bulbous Bow

Standing on the Bulbous Bow of the World's Largest Ocean Liner

Behind the scenes: Queen Mary 2 Captain photographed on the bulbous bow

Cunard has released a behind-the-scenes video of how it captured dramatic photographs of the master of Queen Mary Captain Kevin Oprey, perched on the bulb.

https://flic.kr/p/ZvoEQs | Dolphin Mimicry | Bulbous Bow under Water

https://flic.kr/p/ZvoEQs | Dolphin Mimicry | Bulbous Bow under Water

Standing on the Bulbous Bow of the Worlds Largest Ocean Liner

The Queen Mary 2 - Captain Kevin Oprey stands on the bulbous bow, a front of the tonne ocean liner, to pose for a portrait with his ship.

Bulbous bow is a peculiar bulb like projection at the forward end of the ship. Learn about the significance of this ship structure and the importance of its design inside the article.

Bulbous bow is a peculiar bulb like projection at the forward end of the ship. Learn about the significance of this ship structure and the importance of its design inside the article.

Standing on the Bulbous Bow of the Worlds Largest Ocean Liner

James Morgan recently captured dramatic photographs of Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Queen Mary standing on the ship’s bulbous bow.

Captain Kevin Oprey on the bulbous bow of the Queen Mary 2 (QMII) cruise liner's 10th anniversary. The shoot took place at a port off the coast of Bali with two safety boats positioned nearby just in case.  Photographer James Morgan.

Captain Poses For Epic Picture On Bow Of His Huge Ship

Captain Kevin Oprey on the bulbous bow of the Queen Mary 2 (QMII) cruise liner's anniversary. The shoot took place at a port off the coast of Bali with two safety boats positioned nearby just in case.

In November of 1963, a ship with the latest technology was delivered at the Mitsubishi Heavy-Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard in Japan. The ship was the YAMASHIRO MARU and it was the first merchant ship with a bulbous bow. The bulbous bow is a design based on wave-making resistance reduction technology which created quite a sensation in the shipping world of Europe and America when it was first introduced.

In November of a ship with the latest technology was delivered at the Mitsubishi Heavy-Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard in Japan. The ship was the YAMASHIRO MARU and it was the first merchant ship with a bulbous bow. The bulbous bow is a design ba

All major shipping companies are retrofitting their ship's bulbous bow for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. Learn about the reasons as to why ships are getting the Nose Jobs.

All major shipping companies are retrofitting their ship's bulbous bow for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. Learn about the reasons as to why ships are getting the Nose Jobs.

ECO Retrofit service – making bulbous bow optimizations future-proof | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

ECO Retrofit service – making bulbous bow optimizations future-proof

The bulbous bow section of HMS Queen Elizabeth is pictured following construction at Babcock's Shipyard Appledore, Devon before being moved to the Rosyth Shipyard in Scotland.

Concept to reality: UK's largest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth HQ Photos)

The first section of HMS Queen Elizabeth in place at Rosyth, showing the ship's name on its bulbous bow.

Carrier catch-up: Queen Elizabeth, Gerald Ford and the Varyag - Naval Technology

German container line Hapag-Lloyd will fit 24 of its largest vessels with new bulbous bows by 2016. The bulbous bow – the nose of the ship – displaces water in a manner that minimizes or even completely eliminates a bow wave. The lower the water resistance on the hull, the less fuel a ship needs in order to travel at the same speed.

24 Largest Hapag-Lloyd Boxships to Get a Nose Job