Saturday, February 6, 2010

Leading Lights

I just happened to be passing as the Pacific Dawn lined up with the seaward beacon around 10 am on Saturday.
It is easy to forget that the purpose of the beacons or Leading Lights, (my favourite name), was to line up ships in the Port Melbourne channel.
I think this photo shows the alignment quite well.
It is as though that massive ship is hiding behind the beacon.

2 comments:

Evelyn Howard said...

A good capture Janet.

Janet Bolitho said...

Thanks Evelyn
I am enjoying your photos of Port Melbourne but I especially liked your map