Washington Express sailing from Thamesport on the Isle of Grain, Kent, UK. Just visible in front of the ship is the top of one of the masts of the SS Richard Montgomery, a Liberty ship which sank during World War 2 while carrying explosives, many of which are still on board. There is an exclusion zone around the wreck.
Washington Express being loaded at Thamesport on the Isle of Grain, Kent, UK
Washington Express sailing from Thamesport on the Isle of Grain, Kent, UK. This photo was taken from on board the paddle steamer Kingswear Castle.
After leaving the PSA Noordzee Terminal at the port of Antwerp, the vessel is seen here sailing downstream the river Schelde. It is sailing on voyage number 19W23 in the Gulf Express Service(GAX) in which it calls on Antwerp, Thamesport, Bremerhaven, Charleston (SC), Miami (FL), Houston (TX), Norfolk (VA) and back to Antwerp.