The cruise ship Disney Magic (1998/83,969gt) made a brief visit to Portland Harbour during April, and is pictured there on 20 April just before getting underway back to Dover. She was in Portland Harbour for an underwater inspection.

This summer the Disney Line cruise ship will be offering UK itineraries from Southampton, Newcastle, Liverpool and Tilbury.

Disney Magic was the first cruise ship owned and operated by Disney Cruise Line, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.

She has 11 public decks, can accommodate 2,700 passengers in 875 staterooms, and has a crew of approximately 950.

Photo and report by Kevin Mitchell