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Old 01-14-2010, 03:45 PM
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My car was scheduled to depart on the Manon today

The complete story, with details about the Manon and the voyage, as well as photos from on board a similar vessel, may be found here.



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Old 01-14-2010, 03:59 PM
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congrats one the 335d

I remember tracking the freighter with my 535i on it daily
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Thanks Jonathan...

I assume you have but in case you haven't, check out some of our many posts about tracking the vessel as it crosses the pond:
https://5series.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=2115

Also, take a look at a thread I created when my car was being built -- pay particular attention to post #9 which was JDN's final post before his passing...
https://5series.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=40876

During the time my ship was loading and getting ready to sail, I actually watched it via the webcams at the port:
http://www.bremenports.de/1367_2

Finally, Jonathan, I fully expect you to follow my lead and make a Google map that tracks the progress of your ship!
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&amp...mp;z=5&om=1
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Very very awesome......thanks for all the great detail! LOVE the 335d.
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Great post Jonathan! I still have fond memories of my '86 524TD.
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I saw a commercial once where they were driven down from the North Pole. This is very surprising.
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The Manon - with the 335d on board - left Zeebrugge en route for Southampton, U.K.
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:14 AM
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The Manon has already visited (and departed from) the Port of New York and the my car was offloaded earlier today.
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:26 AM
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congrats Jonathan
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Originally Posted by JSpira View Post
The Manon has already visited (and departed from) the Port of New York and the my car was offloaded earlier today.
Good luck with picking up the new vehicle. I am sure that you can't wait.
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