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Old August 2nd, 2010, 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by TwiceAroundTheBlock View Post

A little sign was posted under them informing us to "close the port hole covers (to block out the light) during the night so not to interfere with the navigational system". ????huh With our big modern and sophisticated ships now, this could really cause a problem?
Maybe some of our retired Navy can explain this to me.

Reason is to block the light so that the night vision of the bridge officers
isn't affected. On Princess some of the balconies near the bridge also to have have the curtains closed as well.:-x

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