Today's mega-sized cruise liners are more akin to a floating city block than they are to any boat that harnessed the wind.
And when they're sufficiently gigantic, these ships aren't even built in one piece -- they're welded together from enormous prefab sections. Our friends at Oobject have 12 of the most impressive these Frankenboats.
Cutting In Half For A Stretch Cruise Liner
Last Slice Of Enchantment Of The Seas
The Bow Section Of HMS Bulwark, A Giant Piece Of Lego
Assembling The Final Component Of The George H W Bush
Huge Ship Components Being Built At Kim Heng Shipyard
Shipyard Transporter Carrying A Ginat Slice Of Ship
375-Tonne Prefabricated Module For The Cruise Ship Rotterdam.
Ship Module Building In Cammell Laird Modular Ship Building Hall
Module Of An ANZAC Frigate
A Giant Ships Bridge Being Wheeled Into Place
Section Of A Ship Being Dropped In By Crane