Aker Brattvåg Aukra newbuild #118, IMO9344746, blt 2006 for Fjord1, GRT 5500.
Aker Brattvåg Brattvaag Skipsverft newbuild #113, IMO9343091, blt 2006 for Fjord1, GRT 5500.
Aker Brattvåg Brattvaag Skipsverft newbuild #114, IMO9344758, blt 2006 for Fjord1, GRT 5500.
Aker Brattvåg Brattvaag Skipsverft newbuild #115, IMO9344772, blt 2006 for Fjord1, GRT 5500.
Aker Brattvåg Søviknes Verft newbuild #149 IMO9344760, blt 2006 for Fjord1, GRT 5500.
Aker Finnyards Turku newbuild #1354, IMO9349681, blt 2008 for Royal Caribbean, Freedom class ship #3, GRT 158,000.
Aker Finnyards Helsinki newbuild #1356, IMO9354284 blt 2007 for Tallink, GRT 48,300.
Aker Finnyards newbuild #1357, blt 2007 for Brittany Ferries.
Aker Finnyards Rauma newbuild, IMO9355692, blt 2007 for Silja Line. GRT 58,000.
Aker Finnyards newbuild, IMOunknown, blt 2007 for Norwegian Cruise Line.
Aker Finnyards Helsinki newbuild #1361, IMOunknown blt 2008 for Tallink. Cruise ferry, sister to Galaxy.
Aker Finnyards newbuild #1362, blt 2008-10 for Brittany Ferries.
Aker Finnyards Turku newbuild #1363, blt 2009 for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. "Project Genesis". GRT 220,000. Length 360 m. 5,400 passengers.
Fincantieri Ancona newbuild #6118, IMO9301718, blt 2006 for Moby Lines, GRT 36,000.
Fincantieri Castellamare newbuild #6124, IMO9319454, blt 2006-10 for Finnlines, GRT 42,100.
Fincantieri Ancona newbuild #6125, IMO9319466, blt 2006-05 for Finnlines, GRT 42,100.
Fincantieri Riva Trigoso newbuild #6128, IMO9328015, blt 2006 for Destination Gotland, GRT 6400.
Fincantieri Ancona newbuild #6133, IMO9336268, blt 2006-10 for Finnlines, GRT 42,100.
Fincantieri Castellamare newbuild #6134, IMO9336256, blt 2007-03 for Finnlines, GRT 42,100.
Fincantieri Castellamare newbuild #6136, IMO9351476, blt 2007 for Grimaldi, GRT 41,000.
Fincantieri Castellamare newbuild #6137, IMO9351488, blt 2007 for Grimaldi, GRT 41,000.
Fincantieri Palermo newbuild #unk, IMO9351490, blt 2008 for Grimaldi, GRT 40,000.
Fincantieri Palermo newbuild #unk, IMO9351505, blt 2008 for Grimaldi, GRT 40,000.
Fincantieri Palermo newbuild #unk, IMO9351517, blt 2009 for Grimaldi, GRT 40,000.
Fincantieri newbuild for Tallink, GRT 36,000, delivery 2008-02.
Fincantieri newbuild for Tallink, GRT 36,000
Fincantieri newbuild for Holland America, summer 2008, GRT 86,000
Fincantieri newbuild for Princess Cruises, fall 2008, GRT 116,000
Fincantieri newbuild for Costa Crociere, summer 2009, GRT 112,000
Fincantieri newbuild for Carnival Cruise Lines, fall 2009, GRT 130,000
Flensburger newbuild #733, IMO9332755, blt 2007-12 for BC Ferries, GRT 22,100
Flensburger newbuild #734, IMO9332767, blt 2008-03 for BC Ferries, GRT 22,100
Flensburger newbuild #735, IMO9332779, blt 2008-06 for BC Ferries, GRT 22,100
Meyer Werft newbuild #660 IMO9334868, GRT 68,500, for Aida Cruises, delivery 2009.
Visentini newbuild #214, IMO9332559, blt 2006, GRT 27,000
Visentini newbuild #215, IMO9349758, blt 2006, GRT 27,000
Visentini newbuild #216, IMO9349760, blt 2006, GRT 25,000
Visentini newbuild #218, IMO9349772, blt 2007, GRT 25,000
Admiral Atlantic (1978) IMO7627962, blt 1978, GRT 9951. 2001: sold to Nisa Navegacion in Chile and renamed Magallanes.
Adventure of the Seas (2001)
Aegean Two (2007)
AIDAbella (2008) IMOunknown, in build at Meyer Werft for delivery in 2008, GRT 68,500, .
AIDAdiva (2007) IMO9334856, blt 2007 by Meyer Werft, #659, GRT 68,500
Akademik Golitsyn, IMO8119003, blt 1984, GRT 1805, sister to Professor Multanovskiy, 71.6 m (234') x 12.8 m (42') x 4.5 m (15'), 38 psgr
Akademik Hesen Aliyev, IMO8212594, blt 1986 by Pula-Uljanik (Croatia) as Sovietskaya Kirgizia, GRT 11,450, Azerbaijan flag for Caspian Shipping, 154.3 m x 17.5 m x 4.2 m, 202 psgr (no cabins), 50 cars
Akademik Ioffe (1989)
Akademik M. Topchubashov, IMO8212570, blt 1985, GRT 11,450, Azerbaijan flag for Caspian Shipping, probable sister to Ak. Hesen Aliyev
Akadenik Mstislav Keldysh, IMO7811018, blt 1980, GRT 6259, used as the reaserch vessel in James Cameron's film Titanic, and was also as the support ship for the sumbersibles used for filming the wreck.
Akademik Sergey Vavilov (1988)
Akademik Shokalskiy, IMO8010336, blt 1982 in Finland, GRT 1764, 71.6 m (236') x 12.8 m (42') x 4.5 m (15'), 29 cabins, 61 berths, psgr capy ranges from 46 to 52; refurb. 1998; chartered by Heritage Expeditions ending in 2004. classified as a passenger ship
Akademik Shuleykin (1982)
Akerø (1980) IMO5117432, blt 1954 by Trosvik MV A/S #70 as Folla. 1978: Renamed Stokka. GRT 370. 350 passengers. 41.01m x 7.92m x 3.53m. Now owned by Eiendom Skip A/S.
Aleksey Maryshev (1990)
Amazing Grace (1988)
Anastasis IMO5379729 blt 1953, GRT 11,701. Owned by Mercy Ships. ex Victoria.
Andaman Princess IMO5346502, blt 1962, GRT 5145. Owned by Siam Cruise.
Andrea (2002) ex. Harald Jarl, rebuilt 2002-2003 with 57 cabins.
Angelina Lauro (1989)
Antarctic Dream (formerly Piloto Pardo)
Antonio Lazaro (1968)
Apollonia II (1990)
Aranui II (1990)
Aranui 3 (2002)
Aratere (1998) IMO9174828, blt 1998-12, GRT 12,596. New Zealand inter-island service.
Arcadia (1954) blt 1954. 1970: Masts shortened to clear power lines on Alaska cruises. 1979: retired and broken up.
Arcadia (1989, 1991)
A'Rosa Blu (2002)
Artemis (2005), ex Royal Princess blt 1984
Astor (1987) IMO8506373, GRT 20,606, blt 1987, Current owner Transocean Tours.
Astoria IMO8000214, GRT 18,591, blt 1981
Astra I (1996)
Astra II, IMO7346934; ex-GOLDEN ODYSSEY, GRT 9848, blt 1974; 130,21 m; renamed Omar II?
Asuka IMO8913162, blt 1991, GRT 28856, NYK Cruises; 2005: Sold to Phoenix Reisen, will enter service 2006-03-12 as Amadea (Name change registered 2006-02-27 on Equasis).
Asuka II (2006) ex. Crystal Harmony.
Atalante (1972, 1991) IMO5348744, ex. Homericus, Tahitien, blt 1953 by Arsenal de la Marine, Brest, France # ME2.
Athara (2003) IMO9263655, blt 2003 by Fincantieri's Castellammare di Stabia yard, #6096, delivered to Tirrenia di Navigazione 2003-06. 36,475 GRT.
Athena (2005) IMO5383304 blt 1948 GRT 16144 rebuilt 1994 ex. Stockholm, Italia Prima, Valtur Prima, Caribe (see Caribe 2002)
Atlantic Traveller (2005) ex Duchess of Scandinavia, Bergen.
Atlantis IMO6708252, GRT 4595, Built 1967 by Helsingør Skipsværft. ex: Stafford, Dana Gloria, Voyager, Sitia, Pacific Star, Aegaion Star, New York Fortune I
Atlantis tall ship, 18 cabins
Augustus (1952) blt 1952-02 by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste, #1757, for Italia SA di Navagizioni, Genoa (Italian Line South American service) GRT 27,090. sister Giulio Cesare (1951). 207.4 m x 26 m. 1186 passengers (178 first, 288 cabin, 714 tourist). Route: Genoa-Naples-Cannes-Barcelona/Lisbon-Rio de Janeiro-Santos-Montevideo. 1957-02 to 1961: diverted to North Atlantic run (Genoa-Naples-Cannes-Gibraltar-NewYork) following the loss of Andrea Doria. 1964: Converted to two classes (325 first, 858 tourist). 1976-01: Laid up in Naples. 1999: refurbished at Manila and Subic Bay, Philippines.
Aurora I (1992)
Aurora II (1992)
Awani Dream (1995)
Awani Dream 2 (1996)
Azamara Journey (2007) (ex. R Six, ex. Blue Dream)
Azamara Quest (2007) (ex. R Seven, ex. Blue Moon)
Azerbaijan, IMO8212582, blt 1985 by Pula-Uljanik (Croatia) as Sovietskaya Armenia, GRT 11,450, Azerbaijan flag for Caspian Shipping, 154.3 m x 17.5 m x 4.2 m, 202 psgr (84 in cabins), 70 cars
Azur, Festival, Panama
Azure Seas, owned by Admiral Cruises when taken over by Royal Caribbean Cruises in 1988. Sold in 1992.
Baltic Ferry blt 1978 as cargo ro-ro Stena Transporter. 1980-12 Following a rebuild to add passenger accomodation, chartered to Townsend Thoresen European Ferries, Dover, England. 1986-02: Rebuilt again into a pure passenger ro-ro. 1992-02: Renamed Pride of Suffolk. 1995-11: Converted back to a cargo ferry.
Banasa, IMO7358755, Comarit, blt 1975 as Mette Mols for Mols Linien, GRT 11,668
Bardic Ferry blt 1957, GRT 2550
Baltic Kristina Riga Sea Line:
Begonia, IMO7411258, blt 1976, GRT 8023, Transeuropa Ferries from 2003, ex. Regina I (temporary name), exx. European Pathfinder, exxx. Panther, exxxx. European Clearway. Sister to Gardenia. Sold to Baltic Scandinavian Lines AS, Estonia, and renamed Via Mare.
Ben-My-Chree (1998) IMO9170705, blt 1998 by Van der Geissen-de Noord, Krimpen, Netherlands, for Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Heysham-Douglas route, GRT 12,504. 1998-07: Entered service.
Beni Ansar, IMO7357555, blt 1975, GRT 12,046, ex. Prinses Maria-Esmeralda (R.M.T.)
Berlin, IMO7904889; GRT 9,570, named-PRINCESS MAHSURI 1982-10-20 to 1985-01-10 (charter to Blue Funnel Cruises, Singapore); blt 1980 for Peter Deilmann Cruises, expedition vessel, 468 psgr; 1986: lengthened by 20m. Sold to Saga Shipping 2005-04-14 and renamed Orange Melody 2005-06-13 (charter to Metropolis Tur).
Birka Paradise (2004) IMO9273727, blt 2004 by Aker Finnyards Rauma yard, #442, GRT 34,728. 177m x 28m x 6.50m. Launched 2004-04-16, delivered 2004-11-08, and named 2004-11-10 15:00 at Skeppsbron, Stockholm.
Birka Princess IMO8406731, GRT 22,712, blt 1986. Sold to Elona Maritime Ltd. (Louis Cruise Line) and renamed Sea Diamond 2006-04-03.
Birka Queen (1992)
Bithia (2001) IMO9222522, blt 2001 by Fincantieri's Castellammare di Stabia yard, #6069, delivered to Tirrenia di Navigazione 2001-07. 35,736 GRT.
Black Prince, Fred Olsen
Black Watch (1996)
Blue Bridge IMO7356252, blt 1976 in Australia, GRT 16,537. ex Ionian Bridge. 2004-06-22: Sold to Iscomar and renamed Mercedes del Mar. Psgr capy 900.
Blue Dream, Pullmantur, 2000
Blue Star, Pullmantur, 2000
Blue Star Chios IMO9208679, status unknown
Blue Star Paros IMO9241774, blt 2002 by Daewoo, #7507, GRT 10,438.
Boa Vista (2003) IMO7325241, blt 1973, GRT 8101, owned by Kittilsen Shipping for Kystlink (Langesund-Hirtshals); ex Bonavista, bought and renamed 2003-01-27
Bolero IMO6821080, blt 1968 as Starward. Festival Cruises. GRT 15,781. 2004-05-04: Sold to Cruise Elenora. 2004-12-15: Sold to Orient Queen Shipping (Abou Merhi Cruises, Lebanon) and renamed Orient Queen. 2006-07: Chartered by the US Government to evacuate US nationals from Beirut to Cyprus.
Bolsøy, IMO7120031, blt 1971 as Hjørungavåg, GRT 1454. 1988-08: Ran aground ("grunnberøring", or ground contact) near Friaren in Geirangerfjord.
Bosporus, blt 1962 as Koningin Fabiola for Belgian Marine (Ostend-Dover service), GRT 4,727; later Lydia for Hellenic Mediterranean Line.
Braemar (1985) Fred Olsen IMO7827225. Blt 1980. Renamed Regina Baltica. GRT 18,345. 2005-09-27 22:40 Ran aground near Kapellskar following an engine failure with 373 passengers and 167 crew aboard.
Brand (1989) Ånen Nilsen Shipping, blt 1959, at Stord Verft for HSD as Hardangerfjord (Odda-Bergen route); to FSF in 1982, renamed Firda; IMO5142750, GRT 967
Brave Merchant (1999) IMO9147306, GRT 22,152, blt 1999 by Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA), Sevilla, Spain, #288.
Bremen (1993) IMO8907424. blt 1990 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kobe, Japan, #1182, for Frontier Cruises as Frontier Spirit. GRT 6752. Chartered to Hapag Lloyd 1993-06. 1993-10-10 to 1993-11-18: Rebuilt at Werft Nobiskrug, Rendsburg. 1993-11-20: Renamed Bremen. 1995-03-15: Bought by Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten. Bridge damage 2001-02-22 due to a large wave smashing the windows. (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999), 111.52m x 17m x 4.80m, 164 psgr.
Brilliance of the Seas (2002)
Buque Pacific, Pullmantur, Bahamas
Byblos IMO6609834, Blt 1966, GRT 11,497
Caesarea (1960) blt 1960 by J. Samuel White, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, #2008. 1980-12-20: sold to Superluck Enterprises Inc., Panama for use as a hotel ship in Hong Kong. 1981-02-10: Arrived Hong Kong and renamed Aesarea; 1986-06-25: dep for South Korean breakers. Sister Sarnia.
Caledonia (2002) IMO5007508, 245' x 30' x 15' barquentine, rebuilt in Hamilton, Ontario in 2002/2003 for Canadian Sailing Expeditions, Halifax; GRT 955. Built 1947 by Cooks Welton at Beverley, England as steam trawler Akurey; refitted in Trondheim, Norway for oceanographic research in the mid 1960s, renamed Akeroy (Akerøy?) in 1966, Petrel in 1968, and Petrel V in 1976 for Techno Navigation of Sillery, Quebec. Sold in 2000 to Atlantic Towing Ltd. of St. John, N. B. and renamed Cape Harrison. Sold to Canadian Sailing Expeditions in summer 2002. 80 passengers
Caledonian Isles IMO9051284 blt 1993, GRT 5221.
Caledonian Princess (1961) blt 1961 by William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton #1501, launched 1961-04-05 for the Larne and Stranraer Steamboat Company's Stranraer-Belfast ferry service. GRT 3630.
Caledonian Star (1989) IMO6611863, blt 1966 as fishing vessel Marburg, later Lindmar. Rebuilt for Cruising 1983 and renamed North Star. Used for expedition cruises since 1989 (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999) renamed Endeavour 2001-06-01.
California Star (2003) IMO9243435, blt 2001 by Visentini (#195), GRT 25,000, ex. Stena Forwarder
Calypso IMO6715372, Louis, Cyprus Registered as The Calypso by 2005-05-31. 2006-05-06: Engine fire in the English Channel at 03:50 while en route from Tilbry to St. Peter Port, Guernsey. Towed to Southampton.
Canberra (1961) IMO5059953. Blt 1961 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, #1621, for P&O. GRT 45,733. Steam turbine ship. 1974: rebuilt for cruising. 1982-04-09 to 1982-07-11: Requisitioned as a troop transport to the Falkland Islands. 1997-09-30: Withdrawn from service. 1997-10-31: Beached at the breaker's in Gadani Beach, Pakistan.
Caribbean Princess (2004) IMO9215490, blt 2004-03 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, #6067; 112,894 GRT; Was originally to be named Crown Princess; named 2004-04-12
Caribe (2002) IMO5383304 built 1948 at Ab Götaverken, Göteborg (#611) as Stockholm for Swedish American Line. GRT 16,144. 1956-07-25: Collided with and sank Andrea Doria. 1956-11-05: Returned to service after repairs. Went through a number of owners and names from 1959, including a stint in Oslo as a refugee accommodation ship under the name Fridtjof Nansen. 2002-12: Sold to Festival Cruises, Italy. 2004: Sold to Nina SpA, Lisboa, Portugal, chartered by Classic International Cruises, and renamed Athena.
Caribic Star (2002)
Carnival Conquest (2002) blt 2002-10 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, 2002-12-01.
Carnival Destiny Carnival Bahamas 1996-11, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 1996-11-24
Carnival Fantasy 2056 passengers
Carnival Freedom (2007) IMO9333149, blt 2007-02 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Sestri Ponente yard, #unk. GRT 110,239.
Carnival Glory (2003) IMO9198367, blt 2003-06 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, GRT 110,239, in service 2003-07-14
Carnival Legend (2002) IMO9224726, blt 2002-04 by Kværner Masa Helsinki yard, #501 for Carnival. Panama, launched 2001-04-24? , Spirit class, 85,942 GRT
Carnival Liberty (2005) IMO9278181, blt 2005-07-09 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone yard. 110,320 GRT. 290m x 38m. 2,121 cabins max capy 4,890 (3,710 passengers (2,974 dbl occupancy) in 1,487 cabins, remainder is crew). Launched 2004-12.
Carnival Miracle (2004) IMO9237357, blt by Kvaerner Masa (Aker Finnyards) Helsinki yard, #503, 85,942 GRT named 2004-02-27, Spirit class, 292.5m, 2,680 psgr
Carnival Pride Carnival Panama 2001-12, Kværner Masa 2001-12-30 , Spirit class, 85,920 GRT
Carnival Spirit Carnival Panama 2001-04, Kværner Masa 2001-04-29 , Spirit class, 85,920 GRT
Carnival Splendor (2008) newbuild, IMO, GRT 110,000.
Carnival Triumph Carnival Bahamas 1999-07, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 1999-07-27
Carnival Valour (2004) IMO9236389, blt 2004-11 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone yard, #6082. Delivered 2004-11-29. To enter service 2004-12-15. 110,239 GRT.
Carnival Victory Carnival Panama 2000-07, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 2000-08-18
Caronia (1999) IMO7214715 blt 1973 by Swan Hunter, Wallend, U.K., #39, for Norske Amerikalinje, Oslo, Norway as Vistafjord. 1983-10: Taken over by Cunard. 1999-12-1: renamed Caronia. 2003-06-23: Sold to Saga Cruises but sailed for Cunard through 2004. 2004-11: renamed Saga Ruby and refurbished at Malta Shipyards Ltd., Valletta, Malta. 2005-03-05: Inaugural cruise for Saga. GRT 24,492.
Carousel (1994) IMO7027411, GRT 23,149, blt 1971 as Nordic Prince for RCCL, 18,000 GRT, 724 psgr. Lengthened by 85' in 1980 (1978?), psgr 1024, 23,000 GRT, 638'. To Airtours (later MyTravel) in 1994. As Carousel max 1158 psgr, 1050 dbl occupancy. Sister to Song of Norway/Sundream and Sun Viking. Sky Lounge on funnel removed as part of the sale. 2004: Sold to Louis Cruise Lines and renamed Aquamarine (2005-06-13).
Cartour (2001) IMO9243447, blt 2001 by Visentini (#196), GRT 25,000
Castallia (1974) IMO7350442, GRT 9511 (2004), blt 1974 for Hellenic Mediterranean Lines; later named Scandinavian Saga, Pride of San Diego, Tropic Star II, Stena Arcadia, Emerald Empress, Sofia, Enchanted Sun, Talsiman, Manistal, St. Tropez.
Celebration Carnival Panama 1987-02, Kockums, A.B.
Celebrity Equinox (2009) blt 2009 by Meyer Werft.
Celebrity Solstice (2008) blt 2008-09 by Meyer Werft, GRT 117,000.
Centaur (1964) blt 1964 by John Brown & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, for Ocean Steamship Company Fremantle-Singapore route, GRT 8262, 420' 11" (480'?) x 66' 4", launched 1963-06-20, 190 psgr, cattle or sheep (4500 sheep) & general cargo. 1967: Transferred to China Mutual S. N. Co. Ltd. 1975: transferred to Eastern Fleets Ltd., Singapore. 1978 (1973?): transferred to Blue Funnel (South East Asia) Ltd. 1981-09: Withdrawn from service. 1982: Chartered to St. Helena Shipping Company Ltd. while St. Helena was requisitioned for the Falklands War. 1985-05: Sold to Shanghai Haixing Shipping Co. and renamed Hai Long. 1986: Renamed Hai Da. 1995 (1999?): Broken up in China.
Century (1995) Celebrity Bahamas blt 1995-12-20
Cerdic Ferry blt 1961, GRT 2563
China Sea Discovery (2000)
Christian IV blt 1982 as Olau Britannia. GRT 21,699. 2005: Rebuilt with sponsons and other work to meet SOLAS compliance.
Chusan P&O liner, to breakers 1973
Clipper Adventurer, IMO7391422, GRT 4376, blt 1975, Clipper Cruise Line Bahamas, Tjtovo Brodogradjliste, Kraljevica, Yugoslavia 1998-04-07, ex. Alla Tarasova.
Clipper Odyssey IMO8800195 Clipper Cruise Line Bahamas 1989, Nippon Kokan in Tsu, Japan 1999-11-14, GRT 5218. 2004-07-31: Ran aground on an uncharted rock in Akutan Pass off Unalaska Island, Alaska; passengers were transferred to Dutch Harbour.
Color Fantasy (2004) IMO9278234, blt by Kvaerner Masa (Aker Finnyards) Turku yard, #1351, GRT 75,027.
Color Magic (2007) IMO9349863, blt by Aker Finnyards Turku and Rauma yards, #1355, GRT 75,027.
Constellation (2002) IMO9192399 blt 2002-05 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, #U31, GRT 90,280.
Constellation (2003) IMO9246827 blt 2002-06 by Cassens Schiffswerft, Emden, #235, as Sun Bay II, renamed Corinthian 2002-11-25 and Constellation 2003-11. GRT 2842.
Constitution (1951) blt 1951 for American Export Lines. Registered as Oceanic Constitution. 1982: to American Hawaii Cruises following refurb. 1995: laid up. Sank 1997-11-17 in the Pacific while under tow to Chinese breakers.
Coral Princess (1988) IMO8804696, blt 1988, GRT 730.
Coral Princess (2002) Princess Bermuda blt 2002-12, Chantiers de l'Atlantique in service 2003-01-17 IMO9229659, GRT 91,627
Coral Princess II (1985) IMO8409240, blt 1985, GRT 729. Refurbished 1996.
Corinthia (1987) blt 1965 as Duke of Argyll
Corsica Nova (1976)
Costa Allegra Costa Italy 1992
Costa Atlantica Costa Italy 2000
Costa Classica Costa Italy 1991, Fincantieri In 2000, a new mid-section was built at Cammell Laird's Birkenhead yard, but was rejected by Costa Crociere, forcing the yard into bankruptcy.
Costa Concordia (2006) IMO9320544, blt 2006 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Sestri Ponente yard. Launched 2005-09-02. 2006-07-07: DeliveredMaiden voyage to depart Civitavecchia 2006-07-14. 112,000 GRT, 290m. 1500 cabins, 3780 passengers.
Costa Europa Costa Italy 1986, Meyer Werft 2002-06
Costa Fortuna (2003) IMO9239783 Blt 2003 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Sestri Ponente yard, #6086. In service 2003-11-22, GRT 102,587.
Costa Magica (2004) IMO9239795 Costa Italy 2004, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Sestri Ponente yard, #6087, GRT 102,600, 272m x 35m, 3470 psgr, 1358 cabins. 2004-07: Sea trials. Delivered 2004-11.
Costa Marina Costa Italy 1990
Costa Mediterranea (2003) IMO9237345, blt by Kværner Masa Helsinki yard, #502. In service 2003-06-07, GRT 85,619
Costa Riviera IMO5137392 blt 1963 as Gugliemo Marconi, sister to Galileo Galilei.
Costa Romantica Costa Italy 1993, Fincantieri
Costa Serena (2007) IMO9343132, blt 2007-05 by Fincantieri Sestri Ponente, #6130, GRT 112,000. Sister to Costa Concordia.
Costa Tropicale Costa Italy 1982 ex. Carnival Tropicale. To P&O Australia 2005-10 as Pacific Star.
Costa Victoria Costa Italy 1996
Côte d’Albâtre (2006) IMO9320128 GRT 18,564. Christened and launched 2005-12-21 at Barreras (build # 1645) in Vigo, Spain. Transmanche Ferries
Coutances IMO7528477, GRT 6507, blt 1978 by Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre (#246) for Truckline Ferries, 125.52m (orig. 109.7m) x 17.5m x 4.26m, 40 trucks, 58 berths (freight & drivers only), lengthened 1986, sister Purbeck. 2004-03-29: Sold to Brittany Ferries.
Crown Dynasty (1993, 1999)
Crown Jewel (1992)
Crown of Scandinavia IMO8917613; 35498 GRT; blt 1994
Crown Princess (1990)
Crown Princess (2006) IMO9293399, blt 2006-05 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone yard, #6100. 116,000 GRT. 2006-07-18: The ship listed abruptly to port (due to human error) 11.5 miles out of Port Canaveral at the beginning of her fourth cruise, injuring dozens of passengers.
Cruceros Island (1981), see Gelting (1975)
Crystal Harmony Crystal Bahamas 2005-11: Sold to NYK Cruises. 2006-04-24: Delivered to NYK Cruises and renamed Asuka II.
Crystal Serenity Crystal Bahamas 2003 in service 2003-07-07 IMO9243667, GRT 68,870
Crystal Symphony Crystal Bahamas
C. T. M. A. Vacancier (2002), IMO7310260, GRT 11,481 (2004), Built 1973 as Aurella, 4529 GRT, 2591 DWT, 99.66m, Draught 4.01m, Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien (C.T.M.A.)
C. T. M. A. Voyageur, Built 1972 as Anderida, 11481 GRT, 118.4m, Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien (C.T.M.A.)
Cunard Adventurer (1971)
Cunard Ambassador (1972)
Cunard Countess (1976)
Cunard Princess (1977)
Cynthia I (1993) IMO6511001, GRT 3984. blt 1965 as Hammershus.
Dagalien (2004) IMO9291626, GRT 1891, Shetland Islands Council double-ended car ferry. Blt 2004-08 Northern Shipyard, Gdansk. Name means "dusk" in Old Norse.
Daggri (2004) IMO9291614, GRT 1861, Shetland Islands Council double-ended car ferry. Blt 2004-07 Northern Shipyard, Gdansk. 2004-07-30: Collided with a breakwater at Ulsta, Yell. Name means "dawn" in Old Norse.
Dalmacija IMO6411964, blt 1965 by Brodgradiliste (Uljanik) in Pula, Croatia (Yugoslavia) for Jadrolinija; GRT 5619; rebuilt 1998/1999; refurb 2002; 116.80m (106.06m) x 16.5m x 5.26m; 300 psgr in 140 cabins; Used in the filming of "The Talented Mr Ripley".
Danielle Casanova (2002) IMO9230476, blt by Fincantieri Ancona (#6081) 2002, GRT 44,500, SNCM, was to be named Mediterranée.
Danielle Casanova IMO8705395, blt 1989, GRT 21,317, renamed Mediterranée 2002-05-13.
Dawn Merchant (1998) IMO9147291, GRT 22,152, blt 1998 in Spain
Dawn Princess (1988)
Dawn Princess Princess UK 1997-05, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 1997-05-10
Delphin Delphin 1975 2003
Delphin Renaissance (2003)
Deutschland IMO9151541, blt 1997, Scandlines Deutschland, GRT 15,187
Deutschland IMO9141807, blt 1998 by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG for Peter Deilmann Cruises, GRT 22,496, 175m x 23m, 520 psgr in 294 cabins.
Diamond Princess (2004) IMO9228198, blt 2004 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki (#2181, originally as Sapphire Princess), registered in Bermuda, GRT 115,875, 2003-12-16 to -20: sea trials, delivered and christened 2004-02-26
Dieppe (2002) IMO7931997, blt 1981 by Fartygsentreprenader Ab, Uddevalla, Sweden, #153 as Sagaland for Johnsson Line Ab (Svealast), 17,672 GRT. Transmanche Ferries. 2004-07-03: Hit a harbour wall at Dieppe, out of service for two weeks.
Disko (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999) IMO6807395, refurb 1997. Built at Svendborg Skisvaerft ship yard in Denmark in 1968. GRT 2097. Named Shearwater 2000-05-16; Brand Polaris 2001-05-22; Viking Polaris 2003-06-29Disney Magic Disney USA
Doric Ferry blt 1962, GRT 2573
Doro Londa (2001) IMO9226487, blt 2001 by Meyer Werft, #661, for Indonesia Govt. Min. Sea Comms., GRT 14,739.
Doulos, IMO5119105, GRT 6804, blt 1914 as Medina; later Roma and Franca C. Sails for OM Ships International.
Dragon (1967) IMO6710906 Blt 1967 by Ateliers et Chantiers de Bretagne, Nantes, France, #16108 for Normandy Ferries, a partnership between P&O and French interests. Sister: Leopard. 1967-01-27: Launched and towed to Dubigeon-Normandie S.A., Nantes for completion.
Dronning Ingrid (1980) IMO7803188, blt 1980 by Helsingørs Værft A/S, Helsingør, Danmark, #418 for Danske Statsbaner (Danish State Railways), Korsør. Passenger/vehicle/railcar ferry. Later sailed for DanLink and Scandlines. Laid up 1997-06-01, sold to Mercy Ships 1999-03-24 and renamed Africa Mercy 2000-04-04.
Dryna (2005) IMO9337884, blt 2005 by Aker Aukra (Vyborg), #116, for Møre og Romsdal Fylkesbåter (Fjord1), GRT 1127. 67.64 m x 14.40 m x 3.16 m. Bi-directional design with a covered bow door at one end only (uncovered door at other end). 2005-12-17: Christened at Aukra. 2005-12-29: Entered service on the Brattvåg-Dryna-Fjørtofta-Harøya route with the 12:20 departure.
Duc de Normandie IMO7637149, blt 1978, GRT 9677 (13,505?)
Duchess of Scandinavia, IMO9058995, blt 1993 as Bergen for Fjord Line's Bergen-(Stavanger-)Egersund-Hantsholm service. Chartered to DFDS 2003-04-10 to 2005-11. 2005-11: Chartered to Fjord Line and renamed Atlantic Traveller.
Dueodde (2005) IMO9323704 blt 2005 by Bodewes Scheepswerv Volharding, Foxhol, Netherlands, #579 for Bornholmstraffiken. GRT 13,906.
Ecstasy Carnival Panama 1991-04, Kværner-Masa
Edgewater Fortune, blt 1955 as Canadian Navy minesweeper Fortune, 154' x 28' x 9', 46 psgr
Egnatia II (1998), blt 1973 as Aurella. Now (2004) C. T. M. A. Vacancier.
Egnatia III (2002), IMO7226603, GRT 13,638, blt 1973 as Stena Scandinavica.
El Greco IMO7225362, blt 1972, GRT 9562. Maritime Way. Sold to Med European Seaways in 2004. Renamed Captain Zaman.
El. Venizelos (1992) IMO7907673, blt 1992 by Stocznia im, Komuny Parayskiej, Gdynia, Poland and finished at Perama, Piraeus, Greece, for ANEK Lines (Anonymos Naftiliaki Eteria Kritis). Ordered by Stena as Stena Polonica, but order was cancelled due to delays fitting her out. Launched 1984-10-28. GRT 38,261.
Elation Carnival Panama 1998-03, Kværner-Masa 1998-03-20
Elli T IMO7432733 blt 1976. GRT 12,338. ex Maria G 2004-04-05.
Emerald Louis Cyprus
Emerald Princess (2007) IMO9333151, blt 2007 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone yard, #6131. 116,000 GRT. Original planned name was California Princess.
Emerald Seas, owned by Admiral Cruises when taken over by Royal Caribbean Cruises in 1988. Sold in 1992. Built as USS General W. P. Richardson in 1944. Broken up as Ocean Explorer I in 2004.
Empress of Britain, later Queen Anna Maria for Greek Line, then to Carnival in 1975 as Carnivale.Empress of Canada (1961)
Endeavour (2001) (Lindblad Expeditions) ex Caledonian Star, renamed 2001-06-01 in Whitby, England.
Erotokritos IMO7394747, blt 1974, GRT 11,659 (23,870?). Maritime Way.
Europafärjan II (1970)
European Ambassador IMO9215505, GRT 24,206, blt 2000 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Shimonoseki, Japan, #1068 for P&O's Mostyn-Dublin route; sold to Stena 2004-04, reflafgged to Sweden, and renamed Stena Nordica. To enter service on the Karlskrona-Gdynia route 2004-05. Vehicle capy 1950 lane metres; 405 psgr, 222 berths in 80 cabins.
European Causeway (2000) IMO9208394, GRT 20,646, blt 2000-07-14 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Shimonoseki, Japan (#1065) for P&O Irish Sea.
European Envoy IMO7716074, blt 1979, GRT 18653, owned by P&O (P&O Irish Sea); chartered to Kystlink from May 2004.
European Highlander (2002) IMO9244116, GRT 21,188, blt 2002-05 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Shimonoseki, Japan, #1069 for P&O Irish Sea, Cairnryan-Larne service.
European Seaway blt 1992, GRT 22,986.
European Stars (2002) IMO9210153, blt 2002 Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #X31, for Festival, 58,714 GRT, arrested in Barcelona 2004-01-19; sold to MSC 2004-07-16, renamed MSC Sinfonia 2004-08-23. Original name was to be European Dream.
European Vision (2001) IMO9210141, blt 2001 by Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #V31, for Festival, 58,714 GRT, arrested in Bridgetown, Barbados 2004-01-21; sold at auction to MSC 2004-04-20, renamed MSC Armonia 2004-05-24.
Eurostar Salerno (2003) IMO9261554, GRT 26,000, blt 2003-11 by Visentini, Porto Viro yard #200, for Grimaldi Ferries.
Eurostar Valencia (2003) IMO9264312, GRT 26,000, blt 2003-07 by Visentini, Porto Viro yard #197, for Grimaldi Ferries. 2005: GRT 25,984.
Eurovoyager, IMO7613882, blt 1978, GRT 6612 (12,110 according to Transeuropa Ferries), TransEuropa Ferries, ex. Prins Albert (R.M.T.)
Excellent IMO9143441, GRT 39,739, blt 1998 for Grandi Navi Veloci
Excelsior IMO9184419, GRT 39,739, blt 1999 for Grandi Navi Veloci
Explorer II (2003)
Explorer of the Seas (2000)
Explorer Starship Exploration Cruise Line 1986 1986 1988
Express Aris IMO7211799 Ex. Green Arrow, Super Naias (1996 when sold to Agapitos Lines), Kriti (for ANEK). Blt 1972 in Japan, GRT 6750, 1990 psgrs & 410 cars, 435 berths in 115 cabins. 1999 Agapitos Lines taken over by Hellas Ferries.
Fair Princess (1988)
Fairsky, later Pacific Sky
Fairstar, ex. Oxfordshire launched 1955-12-15, to Sitmar 1963, final cruise 1997-01-21, departed Sydney, Aus. for Alang 1997-02-12 as Ripa, scrapped 1997
Fantastic IMO9100267, GRT 35,186, blt 1996 for Grandi Navi Veloci
Fantasy Carnival Panama 1990-01, Kværner-Masa
Fascination Carnival Bahamas 1994-06, Kværner-Masa
Fedor Shalyapin (1973)
Fedra IMO7350088, blt 1974, renamed Guido 2004-12-06 and Ouzoud 2004-12-20.
Fennia (1966), IMO6600462, blt 1966, GRT 6178 (1966), 10,536 (2004), Sold to RG Line, Vasa, Finland 2001-02, renamed Casino Express 2001-05-01 14:00 CEST. Ran aground 2004-11-24 off Uumaja, Sweden.
Finnstar (2005) IMO9319454, blt 2006-05 by Fincantieri cantieri Navali Italiani, Castellamare yard, #6123, for Finnlines, GRT 42,100.
Flamenco, IMO7211517, blt 1972, GRT 17,042 Festival, ex Southern Cross, Starship Majestic, Sun Princess, Spirit of London; started contruction as Seaward
Fram, Fincantieri Monfalcone newbuild 6144 for OVDS, for delivery 2007-04-15, GRT 11,000. 2006-08-21: Keel laid.
Free Enterprise IV (1969) IMO6910453 blt 1969, 5049 GRT. 2005-10-17: As Tag Al Salam, collided wth Cypriot cargo vessel Jebal Ali in the Suez canal; sank.
Freedom of the Seas (2006) IMO9304033, blt 2006 by Aker Finnyards Turku, #1352 for Royal Caribbean Cruises, launched 2005-08-19. GRT 158,000. 4,370 passengers; 5,740 passengers + crew. 339 m x 38.6 m.
Funchal IMO5124162, blt 1961 by Helsingör Vaerft, Helsingör, Denmark for Empresa Insulana de Navegacao, Lisboa, Portugal (Lisbon-Azores-Madeira route), GRT 9563, rebuilt 1973 as a full-time cruise ship, steam turbines replaced by diesel engines; 1974 transferred to CTM (Companhia Portuguesa de Transportes Maritimos); rebuilt again 1986, 503.6 ft (152.7m), beam 62.5 ft (19.1m), psgr capy 467
Galapgos Legend IMO5404964 blt 1963 GRT 2890 ex Baltic Star
Galaxy (1996) blt 1996-12-21 for Celebrity, Bahamas
Galaxy (2006) blt by Aker Finnyards Rauma, #435, IMO9333694, blt 2006-04 for Tallink, GRT 48,300. Ordered 2004-10-28, keel laid 2005-04-21, launched and named 2005-12-01. Sea trials 2006-03-30 to 2006-04-01. 2006-04-18: Delivered. To enter service 2006-05-01 on the Tallinn - Helsingfors route.
Gamle Salten IMO5308067 Ryfylke Dampskipselskab AS, Norway. GRT 630
Gardenia, IMO7711139, blt 1978, GRT 8097, Transeuropa Ferries from 2003, ex. European Endeavour, exx. European Enterprise. Sister to Begonia.
Girne Sultani (1988)
Giulio Cesare (1951) blt 1951 by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste (?), for Italia SA di Navagizioni, Genoa (Italian Line South American service). sister Augustus (1952). Route: Genoa-Naples-Cannes-Barcelona/Lisbon-Rio de Janeiro-Santos-Montevideo. 1964: Converted to two classes.
Golden Princess (1993)
Golden Princess IMO6622458, blt 1967, GRT 12,704
Golden Princess Princess Bermuda 2001-05, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 2001-05-16
Golden Trade (2004)
Golfo Aranci (2004) IMO9287584, blt 2004 by Visentini, Porto Viro (#209), GRT 26,400, 186m, 190 cars, 130 campers, 1000 psgr, 400 berths
Golfo Degli Angeli (2004) IMO9304631, blt 2004-07 by Visentini, Porto Viro (#210), GRT 26,302, 186m, 190 cars, 130 campers, 1000 psgr, 400 berths
Grand Latino (2004)
Grand Princess (1998) IMO9104005 GRT 108,806. Blt. 1998-05, by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 1998-05-26 for Princess Cruises; 2004-08-29, was first ship over 100,000 GRT to call at Dover.
Grand Voyager (2004)
Grandeur of the Seas (1996)
Grigoriy Mikheyev (1990)
Hammerodde (2005) IMO9323699 blt 2005 by B.V. Schps & Mfbk De Merwede v/h van Vliet & Co, Hardinxveld, Netherlands, #702 for Bornholmstraffiken. GRT 13,906.
Hamnavoe (2002) IMO9246061, blt 2002 by Aker Finnyards Rauma yard, #440, for Northlink Orkney & Shetland Ferries Ltd., for the Scrabster-Stromness route (day ferry). GRT 8780. 110m.
Hanseatic (Hapag Lloyd, RSSC?) Bridge damage 2002-12 due to a large wave smashing the windows. (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999) IMO9000168
Harald Jarl (1960) IMO5142657
Harøy (2005) IMO9337896, blt 2005 by Aker Aukra, #117, for Møre og Romsdal Fylkesbåter (Fjord1), GRT 845.
Hebridean Princess (1989) IMO6409351, GRT 2112, blt 1964, Sold to Hebridean Island Cruises in 1989 and rebuilt with 49 berths. Previously Caledonian MacBrayne ferry MV Columba.
Hebridean Spirit (2000)
Himalaya P&O liner, to breakers 1974
Hjaltland (2002) IMO9244958, blt 2002 by Aker Finnyards Rauma yard, #438, for Northlink Orkney & Shetland Ferries Ltd., for the Aberdeen-Lerwick-Kirkwall route. GRT 11,486. 125m.
Holiday Carnival Bahamas 1985-07, Aalborg Værft
Holiday Dream (2004)
Homeric Home Lines 1986, Meyer Werft sold to Holland America Lines and renamed Westerdam.
Homeric Renaissance (1978)
Horizon (1990) Celebrity Bahamas blt 1990-05-26 46,811 GRT. 2005-12-04: Departed Aruba on inaugural cruise as Island Star for Island Cruises.
Hrossey (2002) IMO9244960, blt 2002 by Aker Finnyards Rauma yard, #439, for Northlink Orkney & Shetland Ferries Ltd., for the Aberdeen-Lerwick-Kirkwall route. GRT 11,486. 125m.
Hubert (1955) blt 1955-02, launched 1954-08-31, GRT 8062. 1964 renamed Malaysia. Broken up at Alang, India, 1984.
Hyundai Kumgang (1998)
Hyundai Pungak (1999)
Iason (1995), IMO6415489, Blt 1965 as Eros, conv to cruise by Epirotiki in 1966 & renamed Jason. GRT 4561
Iberia (1954) Last ship built by P&O for liner service. Due to continuing mechanical problems, went to the breakers in 1972.
Imagination Carnival Bahamas 1995-06-08, Kværner-Masa 1995-07-08
Independence (1950), IMO5160180, GRT 20,221
Infinity (2001) Celebrity Bahamas 2001-02
Inspiration Carnival Bahamas 1996-02-22, Kværner-Masa 1996-03-22
Ionic Ferry, blt 1958, GRT 2548, sister Bardic Ferry
Ionic Ferry, blt 1967, GRT 6140, ex. Normandy Ferries Dragon.
Iris, see The Iris
Ishikari Maru (1977)
Island Escape (2002)
Island Princess (1972)
Island Princess (2003) IMO9230402, Blt 2003 (2002-12?) by Alsthom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #D32, for Princess Cruises, Bermuda. GRT 91,627. In service 2003-07-12
Island Sky (2004)
Island Sun (2004)
Island Venture (1972)
Janas (2002) blt 2002 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Castellammare di Stabia yard, #6070, delivered to Tirrenia di Navigazione 2002-04.
Jasmine, see The Jasmine
Jens Kofoed (1979) IMO7633155, blt 1979 by Aalborg Værft A/S, Ålborg, Denmark, #222, for Bornholmstraffiken A/S Rönne, Denmark. Rebuilt 1997. Sponsons added 2001. GRT 12,131. 2004-10-29: Sold to Rederi Ab Eckerö, Mariehamn, Finland, for delivery in May 2005. 2005-04-30: Delivered at Landskrona. 2005-05-06: renamed Eckerö.
Jewel of the Seas (2004)
Juan March (1966)
Jubilee Carnival Bahamas 1986-05, Kockums, A.B. Transferred to P&O Australia 2004-10 and renamed Pacific Sun.
Jupiter (1998) IMO7360186, GRT 20,804, Fjord Line, blt 1975 as Wellamo for Finska Ängfartygs A.B. Later Svea Corona, Dana Gloria, King of Scandinavia, and Color Viking. Entered service on Norway-UK route 1994 for Color Line as Color Viking.
Kapitan Khlebnikov, IMO7824417, blt 1981, GRT 12288, (QUARK EXPEDITIONS), icebreaker (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999), 132.40m x 26.75m x 8.50m, 116 psgr
Kypros Star (1986)
King Minos IMO7214521. blt 1972, 16,161 (10,164?) GRT, Maritime Way, chartered to Comanav summer 2004. 2005-01-11: renamed Mawaddah.
King of Scandinavia (2006) ex. Val de Loire, built as Nils Holgersson.
Kong Harald (1993) IMO9039119
Kong Olav (1964) IMO6401206, GRT 2605, 225 berths (1985); GRT 2637 (2004), owned by Andaman Club, Thailand
Kongedybet (1952) later Bao Feng, then Ding Hu, sold to Korean breakers 1996-06.
Kristina Regina (1987)
Kronprins Frederik (1981) IMO7803205, GRT 16,071, blt 1980, re-engined at Blohm + Voss 2004-10 to 2004-12
Kypros Star (1986)
La Superba IMO9214276, GRT 50,400, blt 2002 by Nuovi Cantieri Apuania S.p.A. (#1220) for Grandi Navi Veloci
La Suprema IMO9214288, GRT 49,270, blt 2003 by Nuovi Cantieri Apuania S.p.A. (#1221) for Grandi Navi Veloci
Labobar (2004) IMO9281542, blt 2004 by Meyer Werft #663, GRT 15,136.
Lady Terry (1990)
Lagan Viking (1997) IMO9136034, blt 1997 by Visentini for Norse Merchant Ferries, GRT 21,856, reflagged from Itlay to Belfast, UK mid 2004. 2005-02-07: Renamed Liverpool Viking and transferred to the Birkenhead-Dublin route.
Lagan Viking (2005) IMO9329849, blt 2005 by Visentini, #212, for Norse Merchant Ferries Birkenhead-Belfast route. GRT 27,000. Chartered from the bulder. 500 berths.
Langkapuri Star Aquarius (1994)
Larkspur IMO7500451, blt 1976, GRT 14,558, Transeuropa Ferries, ex. Eurotraveller, ex. Sally Sky (lengthened when bought by Sally Ferries), exx. Viking 2.
Le Diamant (2004) ex. Song of Flower
Le Levant (1998)
Le Ponant (1990)
Legend of the Seas (1995)
Leonardo da Vinci (1961) blt 1961 for Italia SA di Navagizioni, Genoa (Italian Line North Atlantic service)
Leonid Sobinov (1973)
Leopard (1968) IMO6809678 Blt 1968 by Ateliers et Chantiers de Bretagne, Nantes, #16/109, for Normandy Ferries. 1967-11-03: Launched, towed to Dubigeon-Normandie S.A., Nantes for completion.
Liberty of the Seas (2007) IMO9330032, blt 2007 by Aker Finnyards Turku, #1353 for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Was to be called Endeavour of the Seas. GRT 158,000. 4,370 passengers; 5,740 passengers + crew. 339 m x 38.6 m. 2005-10-17: Keel laid.
Lindblad Explorer (1969)
Lion (1967) IMO6723654 Blt 1967 by Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, #1326, for Burns & Laird's Ardrossan-Belfast service. GRT 6280. 1976: launched Normandy Ferries' Dover-Boulogne route. Sold to Marlines and renamed Baroness M for Greece-Italy traffic. 1987-1988: Chartered by British Channel Island Ferries (Weymouth-Channel Islands), renamed Portalet. Later to Indonesian owners. Broken up 2004.
Livonia, IMO8119027, blt 1984, GRT 1832, Estonian flag, 2004-06-14: renamed Trosso and reported sold; 71.6 m (234') x 12.8 m (42') x 4.5 m (15'), 38 psgr
Lofoten (1964) IMO5424562, GRT 2621
Logos (1970) IMO5372745. Blt 1949 at Helsingør as Umanak (2319 GRT) for Danish Government service from København to Greenland. Laid up in 1969. Purchased by the Christian organization Operation Mobilization (OM Ships International) in 1970-09. Entered service for OM Ships (Educational Book Exhibits Ltd.) in 1979-02. Ran aground at Tierra del Fuego, Chile and wrecked 1988-01-06.
Logos II (1988)
Lydia (1985), blt 1962 as Koningin Fabiola
Lyngen (2005), ex. Midnatsol (1982). 2006-06 to 2006-09: Accommodation vessel at Melkøya (Hammerfest).
Lyubov Orlova IMO7391434, blt 1976 by Titovo brodogradiliste-Kraljevica, GRT 4251
Maasdam (1993) IMO8919257 blt 1993 by Fincantieri Monfalcone, #5882 for Holland America, blt 1993
Majestic IMO9015735, GRT 32,746, Grandi Navi Veloci, blt 1993
Majesty of the Seas (1992)
Marco Polo (1969)
Marco Polo IMO6417097 Orient Lines Bahamas 1965, Mathias-Thesen Werft (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999 - was that this Marco Polo?). Built as Alexandr Pushkin in 1956. She was bought from the Black Sea Shipping Co in 1992, and substantially rebuilt. GRT 22,080.
Mardi Gras (1972)
Mare Australis IMO9265677, blt 2002 by ASENAV (Chile), GRT 2664
Margarita L, IMO5391923, Blt 1960 as Windsor Castle, GRT 38,376
Mariner of the Seas (2003)
Mariposa (1956) blt 1952 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., Quincy, MA, USA (#1624) as freighter Pine Tree Mariner. 1952-11-07: Launched. To Matson Lines in 1955 and rebuilt at Willamette Iron and Steel Corp., Portland, Oregon. 1956-10-27: Into service on the route San Francisco - Honolulu - Auckland - Sydney.Sister Monterey. 1971: sold to Pacific Far East Line. 1978-01-19: laid up in San Francisco. 1983: Sold to China Ocean Shipping Co., renamed Jin Jiang, and put into service between Shanghai and Hong Kong. Later Queen of Jin Jiang, Heng Lee. Broken up in India 1996.
Mauritius Pride (1991)
Mauritius Trochetia (2001)
Maxim Gorkiy IMO6810627, GRT 24,220, blt 1969 as Hamburg.
Medina (1914) IMO5119105, GRT 6804, blt 1914 by Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company for the Mallory Steamship Company, launched Aug. 22, 1914. Orig a cargo ship. 1948: sold to Naviera San Miguel SA (Panama) conv to psgr ship Roma with 287 cabin berths and 694 dormitory berths. 1952: sold to Giacomo fu Andrea (Linea Costa) and renamed Franca C, coverted from a steam ship to a diesel motor ship; 1959: rebuilt into a luxury liner for Mediterranean and Black Sea cruises; later cruised out of Miami; 1970: re-engined. 1977-11-04: Sold to Gute Bücher für Alle e.V. and renamed Doulos.
MegaStar Aries (1994)
MegaStar Capricorn (2000)
MegaStar Sagittarius (2000)
MegaStar Taurus (1994)
Media II (1992) ex Neptunia (1991)
Melody (1997) IMO7902295, blt 1982 by Constr. Navale de la Méditerranée, La Seyne, France, #1432, as Atlantic, later Starship Atlantic. GRT 35,143. 204.7 m x 30.15 m. 531 cabins, 1250 berths.
Mercury Celebrity Bahamas 1997-11-02
Meridian (1990) IMO5411254 blt 1963 as Galileo Galilei, later Galileo for Chandris Cruises. Sold to Sun Cruises, Bahamas in 1992 and renamed Sun Vista. Sank in the Straits of Malacca 1999-05-21. Sister to Guglielmo Marconi, later Costa Riviera.
Mersey Viking (1997) IMO9136022, blt 1997 by Visentini for Norse Merchant Ferries, GRT 21,856, reflagged from Italy to Belfast, UK mid 2004. 2005-09-19: Renamed Dublin Viking and transferred to the Birkenhead-Dublin route.
Mersey Viking (2005) IMO9329851, blt 2005 by Visentini, #213, for Norse Merchant Ferries Birkenhead-Belfast route. GRT 27,000. Chartered from the builder. 500 berths.
Midnatsol (1982) IMO8019356, blt 1982 by Ulstein Haltø A.S., Ulsteinvik, Norway, #176. GRT 4131. 108m x 96m x 16.5 m. 410 passengers, 166 berths. 44 cars. 1988: Rebuilt at Motorenwerk, Bremerhaven, adding a passenger module overtop the cargo deck astern. New GRT 6167. 310 berths. 2003-01-19: Renamed Midnatsol II. 2003-04-15: Last arrival at Bergen in Hurtigruten service. Laid up at Fiskerstrand Verft near Ålesund. 2005-07-04: Renamed Lyngen, refurbished at Fosen Mek. Verksted. 2005-09-03 to 2005-09-07: Participated in Barents Rescue 2005. 2005-09-24: Renaming ceremony at Lyngseidet on Lyngenfjorden, east of Tromsø. 2005-10-04: First Hurtigruten departure from Bergen as Lyngen.
Midnatsol (2003) IMO9247728Midnight Merchant (2000) IMO9181106, GRT 22,152, blt 2000 in Spain
Mirage I, IMO7221433, blt 1973, GRT 14,264 ex. Magic I (to 2003-05-06). Caspi Shipping (Alberta Trading), Haifa, Israel.
Mistral IMO7915101, blt 1981, 20,220 GRT, sold by Cenargo to Norse Merchant Ferries 2004-03-01.
Mistral (1999) IMO9172777, blt 1999 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #J31, for Festival, 47,276 GRT, arrested in Marseilles 2004-01-19. Sold to Auro Shipping, Marshall Islands 2004-06-10. Chartered by Iberojet for 2005.
Moby Aki (2005) IMO9299393, blt 2005 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Ancona yard, #6116, GRT 36,400.
Moby Drea (2003) ex. Prince of Scandinavia.
Moby Vincent IMO7360605, ex. Wasa Sun, St. Brendan, Stena Normandica blt 1974, 12,108 GRT
Mona Lisa (2002) IMO6512354 blt 1966 at John Brown Shipyard for Swedish America Line as Kungsholm; GRT 28,891. Sold to P&O 1980, renamed Sea Princess, and rebuilt at Bremer Vulkan without her forward funnel. Renamed Victoria in 1995. Sold to Topaz International 2002 and chartered to Holiday Kreuzfahrten. Ran aground while berthing at Venice, Italy 2004-05-12.
Monarch of the Seas (1991)
Monet IMO7045803, blt 1970, rebuilt (new superstructure) 1998? 2001? GRT 1425. Dalmacija Cruise Line 1998 to 2001. Sold to Oceanwinds 2001-07-19 then to Westwind Enterprises 2003-10-27. Sails for Elegant Cruises and Noble Caledona Limited along the Adriatic coast from Venice to Dubrovnik.
Monte Stello (1979, 2006) IMO8314562 Blt 1979 by Ateliers & Chantiers du Havre, Le Havre, France, #249 for Société Nationale Maritime Corse-Méditerranée, Marseille, France. 1996: Renamed Palanga. 2005-10: Purchased by Strait Shipping for its Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry service, to start in January 2006.
Monterey (1956) IMO5240904 blt 1952 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., Sparrow's Point, USA (#4507) as freighter Free State Mariner. 1952-05-29: Launched. To Matson Lines in 1955 and rebuilt into a passenger liner 1955-07 to 1956-12-31. 1957: Into service on the route San Francisco - Honolulu - Auckland - Sydney. Sister Mariposa. 1971: sold to Pacific Far East Line. 1978-01-19: laid up in San Francisco. Sold twice in 1978, but remained laid up until sold to Aloha Pacific Cruises in 1987. 1987: rebuilt at Tacoma Boatbuilding. 1987-12 to 1988-07-21: Rebuilt at Wärtsilä in Åbo, Finland. 1988-09: entered cruise service, but laid up in Honolulu less than a year later, 1989-05-13. 1990-03-16: Sold to Star Lauro Crociere. 1995-10-01: sold to Mediterranean Shipping Company. 1999-11-01 to 2000-03: Refurbished at Ente Bacini, Genoa, Italy. 2003: on charter to Starlight Cruises. GRT 20,046. 288 cabins, 617 berths.
MSC Armonia (2004) IMO9210141. GRT 58,625. ex. European Vision.
MSC Lirica (2003) IMO9246102 blt 2003 by Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #K32. In service 2003-04-12, GRT 59,058.
MSC Musica (2006) IMO9320087, blt 2006-06 by Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #Q32. GRT 85,000.
MSC Opera (2004) IMO9250464 blt 2004 by Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #L32. In service 2004-06, GRT 59,058.
MSC Orchestra (2007) IMO9320099 blt 2007 by Alstom Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #R32. GRT 85,000.
MSC Sinfonia (2004) IMO9210153, GRT 58,714. ex. European Stars. 2004 to 2005: refitted in Naples. 2005-03-06: Relaunched.
Nantucket Clipper, Clipper Cruise Line, USA, blt 1984 by Jeffboat at Jeffersonville IN; 1984-12-23
Napoleon Bonaparte IMO9104835, blt 1996, GRT 44307, SNCM
Narvik (1982) IMO8019344
Nautilus 2000 (1999)
Navigator of the Seas (2002)
Neptunia (1991), IMO6407652, GRT 5440 (2004), blt 1964 as Viking I.
Neptunia (1995), blt 1967 as Ulster Prince for Belfast Steamship Company's Liverpool-Belfast service; stayed on Irish Sea until 1984. GRT 6,008. Scrapped 2004 as Manar (arrived Alang, India in March).
Nggapulu (2002) IMO9226499, blt 2002 by Meyer Werft, #662, GRT 14,800.
Nieuw Amsterdam Holland America
Nippon Maru IMO8817631, 21,903 GRT, blt 1990, Mitsui OSK
Noordam Holland America Netherlands 1984 Chantiers de l'Atlantique; 33,930 GRT; 704'; 1214 psgr; to be chartered to Thompson Holidays as Thompson Celebration
Norbank (1993) IMO9056583, blt 1993 by Van der Giessen-De Noord, Holland, #961, for P&O North Sea Ferries, GRT 17,464. 2002-01-07: Entered service for P&O Irish Sea Ferries.
Nordic Empress (1990)
Nordic Prince (1971) see Carousel.
Nordik Express IMO7391290, blt 1974-12-01, GRT 1619, Desgagnés Transport between Rimouski and Blanc Sablon. ex Theriot Offshore IV, Tartan Sea
Nordkapp (1996) IMO9107772
Nordlys (1994) IMO9048914
Nordnorge (1964) IMO6407846, blt 1964, GRT 2623, now Island Explorer. 2005-12-16: Sold to breakers in Bangladesh.
Nordnorge (1997) IMO9107784
Nordstjernen (1956) IMO5255777
Norland (1974) IMO7333822 Blr 1974 by AG 'Weser', Werk Seebeck, Bremerhaven, #972, for North Sea Ferries, Hull, England. 2002-03-05: Renamed SNAV Sicilia. Sister: Norstar.
Normandie, Brittany Ferries, IMO9006253, GRT 27,541, blt 1992
Norröna (1983) IMO7302914 GRT 11,999, blt 1973, renamed Norröna I 2003-05-19. 129m x 21m, 1050 psgr, 678 (684?) berths in 214 cabins, plus 248 couchettes; 280 cars; Sold to OM Ships International (Operation Mission Ships) 2004-03-29, to be renamed Logos Hope. Official handover 2004-04-06 in København.
Norröna (2003) IMO9227390 GRT 35,966, blt 2003 at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, #710. Keel laid 2002-01-07, launched 2002-08-24, delivery due 2003-04-07. Damaged 2004-01-15 (?) while berthing at Tórshavn; returned to service 2004-03-20 following repair. 164m x 21m, 1482 psgr, 1020 berths in 318 cabins, plus 324 couchettes; 800 carsNorthern Merchant (2000) IMO9181091, GRT 22,152, blt 2000 in Spain
Norway Norwegain blt 1961 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #G19. 1980-06-01 IMO5119143, GRT 76,049
Norwegian Crown (1988) IMO8506294; GRT 34242; Crown Odyssey 2000-06-06 to 2003-03-31. 2006-06-07: Ran aground on a sandbar while docking at Bermuda. Floated free at high tide 10 hours later.
Norwegian Dawn (2002) IMO9195169, blt 2002 by Meyer Werft, #649, GRT 92,250. Prior planned names Superstar Scorpio and Norwegian Star.
Norwegian Dream (1998) IMO9008419, blt 1992 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #C30, as Dreamward for Kloster Cruise. GRT 50,764.
Norwegian Dynasty (1997)
Norwegian Gem #670 IMO9355733, Blt by Meyer Werft. GRT 92,250, for Norwegian Cruise Line, delivery 2007-10.
Norwegian Jewel (2005) IMO9304045, blt by Meyer Werft, #667. GRT 93,502. Delivered 2005-08-04 at Eemshaven, Netherlands. Maiden cruise 2005-08-05, naming ceremony at New York 2005-09-14.
Norwegian Majesty (1997) IMO8814744, blt 1992 by Kværner-Masa Yard, Åbo, Finland, #1312, as Birka Queen for Birka Line. After Wärtsilä's bankruptcy, Birka refused delivery. Delivered to Majesty Cruise Line 1992-07-02 as Royal Majesty. 1997-05: Sold to Norwegian Cruise Line and renamed 1997-11. 1999-01-16 to 1999-04-01: lengthened by 33.6 m at Lloyd Werft, Bremerhaven, new section built at Aker MTV, Wismar. GRT 40,876.
Norwegian Pearl (2007) IMO9342281, blt by Meyer Werft, #669. GRT 93,000, for Norwegian Cruise Line, 2007-05.
Norwegian Sea (1997) IMO8612134, blt 1988 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab, Åbo, Finland, #1294 as Seaward for Kloster Cruise. GRT 42,276. 2005-08: Transferred to Star Cruises and renamed Superstar Libra.
Norwegian Sky Norwegian 1999 1999-08-09 Renamed Pride of Aloha 2004-06-28.
Norwegian Spirit (2005)
Norwegian Star (1997) / Norwegian Star I (2001)
Norwegian Star (2001) IMO9195157 blt 2001 by Jos L. Meyer Werft, Papenburg-Ems, Germany, #648, entered service 2001-11-19. GRT 91,740. Original planned name: Superstar Libra.
Norwegian Sun (2001) IMO9218131, blt 2001 by Aker MTW, Wismar, Germany, #5, fitted out at Lloyd Werft, Bremerhaven, #109. 2001-09-10. GRT 78,309.
Norwegian Wind (1998) IMO9008421, blt 1993 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, #D30, as Windward for Kloster Cruise. GRT 50,760.
Nuraghes (2004) IMO9293404, blt 2004 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Castellammare yard, #6113. Delivered to Tirrenia di Navigazione 2004-07-05 (2004-06-30?); launched 2004-01-24; 214m x 26m, 2700 psgr, 1085 veh.; 35,736 GRT.
Ocean Countess (2004)
Ocean Explorer I IMO5284053, Blt 1944, GRT 20,071
Ocean Majesty (1989, 1995)
Ocean Princess Princess 2000-02, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 2002-10
Ocean Village (2003)
Ocean Voyager (2004) IMO9280483, Blt 2004, Orig. to be named Ocean Explorer, GRT 4100
OceanBreeze IMO5335319 blt 1955 by Harland & Wolff, #1498, for Shaw Savill as Southern Cross. 986 psgr and 400 crew. GRT 21,667. 603 ft long. 2004: Broken up in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Oceana P&O UK 2000-02, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 2002-10
Oceanic Pullmantur Bahamas
Oceanic Princess (2005) IMO9292747, built 2005 by NQEA, Cairns, Queensland, Australia (#220), for Coral Princess Cruises, Cairns. GRT 1838. 76 passengers.
Odessa, IMO7301221, Blt 1974, GRT 11,889
Oleander, IMO7820497, blt 1980, GRT 13,728, TransEuropa Ferries, ex. P&O SL Picardy, exx. Pride of Bruges, exxx. Pride of Free Enterprise, sister to Herald of Free Enterprise and Spirit of Free Enterprise.
Olvia, IMO7359498, Blt 1976, GRT 15,791
Olviara, IMO5414971, Blt 1964, GRT 6,092
Olympia I IMO5001889, Blt 1953 as Achilles, 5119 GRT
Olympia I (2001)
Olympia Countess (2002)
Olympia Explorer (2002)
Olympia Palace (2001) IMO9220330, GRT 36825, blt 2001
Olympia Voyager (2001)
Olympic Countess (1997)
Olympic Voyager (2000)
Orcades P&O liner, to breakers 1973
Oriana (1960) IMO5264742, launched 1959-11 at Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, England, #1061, for Orient Lines. GRT 41,920. 840 ft x 97 ft. Steam turbine. Orig. 688 1st class, 1496 tourist class. After 1973 1750 single-class. 899 officers & crew. 1957-09-18: keel laid. 1959-11-03: christened. 1960-11-04: departed yard for trials. 1960-12-03: maiden voyage. 1965-03-31: trandsferred to P&O. 1986-03-14 to 27: last cruise for P&O. 1986-05-07: Sold to Daiwa House Group, Japan for conversion to a hotel. 1995: sold to Chinese owners. 1998-11: sold again to serve as an attraction for one year starting 1999-02. 2002-06-30: sold again. 2004-06-18: damaged in a gale.
Oriana (1995) IMO9050137, blt 1995 by Meyer Werft. GRT 69,153. The first new tonnage ordered by P&O Princess.
Orion (2003) IMO9273076, Travel Dynamics International/Abercrombie & Kent, blt 2003 grt 3984
Oronsay P&O liner, to breakers 1975. Last P&O-Orient ship to sail from Bombay, first to call on the west coast of North America.
Orphalese (2008) blt 2008 by Aker Finnyards. GRT 90,000. 292.5m x 38.8m x 8.0m. 200 residence suites and 265 cruise staterooms, 860 crew.
Orsova P&O liner, to breakers 1974
Pacific Explorer Cruise West Honduras 1995
Pacific Princess (1975)
Pacific Princess (2002)
Pacific Sky (2000) IMO8024026 P&O 1984-03 240m, 1550 psgr, 46,087 GRT ex Sky Princess (2000-11-15) Ran aground on a sand bar near Isle of Pines, New Caledonia, NZ, 2005-09-04; refloated the next day. 2006-05-06: Will finish last cruise for P&O before sale to Pullmantur as Sky Wonder.
Pacific Star (2005) ex. Costa Tropicale. First cruise Dec. 28, 2005.
Pacific Sun (2004) IMO8314122, ex Carnival Jubilee, 223 m, 1896 psgr, 47,262 GRT, blt 1986
Pacific Venus, IMO9160011, blt 1998, GRT 26,518
Pallas Athena, ex. Carla Costa, exx. Carla C. Blt 1952 by Ateliers et Chantiers de France, Dunkerque, # 206 for Cie Générale Transatlantique, Le Havre as Flandre. Launched 1951-10-31, entered service 1952. 1968: Chartered to Princess Cruises for Alaska cruises and marketed as Princess Carla. 1994-12-25: Arrived at the breaker's yard in Aliaga, Turkey.
Paradise Carnival Panama 1998-11, Kværner-Masa 1998-11-25 70,367 GRT
Partenope (2002) IMO9243423, GRT 25,000, blt 2002 by Visentini, #193
Patricia (1982) IMO8003632 blt 1982-05. lighthouse tender for Corporation of Trinity House. GRT 2500 (2639?). 86.3 m x 13.8 m x 4.45 m. 2003-09-27 Ran aground on a sand bar off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. Repaired at A&P Tees, Teeside.
Patricia Del Mar IMO7501613 blt 1976 GRT 9079 ex. Eurolandia, Landi.
Patricia Olivia IMO9043952 blt 1992 GRT 3454
Paul Gauguin Radisson Seven Seas Wallis & Futuna , Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire 2006-01 to 2006-03: Refurbished in Brisbane, Australia. A piano bar, casino, and 5 staterooms with aft-facing balconies were added.
Pearl Of Scandinavia (2001)
Pendennis Castle (1958) blt 1958 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for Union-Castle Line, Southamptopn-South Africa. GRT 28,582. 1957-12-24: Launched. Final dep from Cape Town 1976-06-02; sold and renamed Sinbad, later Sinbad 1. Broken up in Taiwan in 1980.
Penelope IMO7400261 blt 1975, GRT 11,335 ex. Penelope A. Formerly owned by Scandlines.
Penelope A (1992, 2004) IMO7205075 blt 1972 by Arsenal de la Marine National Francaise, Brest, France, #CF2, for Sealink UK Ltd. GRT 5109 ex. Horsa, Express Penelope. Agoudimos Lines.
Pioneer (1974) IMO7341178, blt 1974 by Robb Caledon, Leith, for Caledonian MacBrayne, entered service 1974-08-14, 365 psgr, 33 vehicles. 2004-09: Sold for service between Sao Tome and Principe, West Africa. 2005-01-17: Renamed Brenda Corlett by new owners Corlett Line Ltd. GRT 1088.
Polar Star (2000) IMO6905745, built 1969 by Wärtsilä as Swedish icebreaker Njord. Modernized 1988, refit and upgraded in 2000. GRT 3963. 86.5m x 21.2m x 6.2m. Sold to Polar Star Expeditions, Halifax, (a subsidiary of Karlsen Shipping) 2000-07-11. Registered in Barbados. 105 passengers and expedition staff in 45 cabins. 2003/2004: hit an uncharted rock in King Haakon Bay on an Antarctic cruise. Repaired in Falmouth summer 2004. Ran aground near Hinlopen on the east coast of Svalbard around 12:00 on 2005-06-27 with 52 passengers and 41 crew. Moved clear under her own power 2005-06-28 08:55. No damage and no injuries reported.
Polaris (1986) IMO5264704, GRT 2138, built 1960 by Sölvesborg Varv AB, Sölvesborg (#55) as Öresund for Rederi Ab Svenska Öresund, Malmö. 1200 deck passengers (no cabins) and 30 cars in København - Malmö service. 1980: sold and renamed Lindblad Polaris; rebuilt for expedition cruising 1981 to 1982 at Nico group, Göteborg. 80 berthed passengers. 1985: laid up in Stockholm. 1986-12: Sold to Lindblad Expeditions and renamed Polaris. 1987-05: Inaugural cruise around the British Isles. 1997: Became based in the Galapagos year-round.
Polaris (1991) IMO7358731, blt 1975 at Helsingørs Værft A/S, Helsingør, Denmark, (#407) as Dana Futura, Sister to Dana Gloria, for DFDS. GRT 20,326 (2004).
Polarlys (1952) IMO5280930; 2125 GRT
Polarlys (1996) IMO9107796
Polyarnyy Pioner (2001)
Pont-Aven (2004) IMO9268708; Brittany Ferries; GRT 41,748, launched 2003-09-13 from Meyer Werft, #650; maiden voyage scheduled 2004-03-24; 185m x 30.9m x 6.70m, 27 knots, 650 cars + 20 trailers, 650 cabins, 2400 passengers
Poseidonia (1969) blt 1948 as Innisfallen; broken up 1985
Poseidonia (1988) IMO6703317, GRT 6009 (2004), blt 1967 by Harland & Wolff as Ulster Queen
Povl Anker IMO7633143, blt 1978 by Aalborg Værft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark, #221, for Bornholmstraffiken A/S, Rønne, Denmark. GRT 12,131. Rebuilt in 2000. Sponsons added 2001.
Président de Cazalet (1947)
Pride of Ailsa blt 1978, GRT 12,503, rebult Free Enterprise series ferry
Pride of Aloha (2004) IMO9128532, blt 1999, hull by Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack, Bremen, Germany, #108, and finished by Lloyd Werft, Bremerhaven. GRT 77,104. christened 2004-07-04, ex. Norwegian Sky. Hull ordered as Costa Victoria (Costa Olympia?), but was purchased by NCL when Bremer Vulkan went bankrupt and then towed to Bremerhaven for completion.
Pride of America (2005) IMO9209221, blt by Ingalls, #7671, and Lloyd Werft. GRT 80,439. Sank at Lloyd Werft 2004-01-14, expected delivery 2005-06-06.
Pride of Aquitaine (2003) IMO8908466, Built 1992 by N.V. Boelwerf S.A, Temse, Belgium, #1534 for Regie Voor Maritime Transport, Oostende, Belgium as Prins Filip, GRT 28,833. 1998: Sold to Stena Ferries and renamed Stena Royal. 1998-11-20: Chartered to P&O Stena Line, Dover. 1999-05-14: renamed P&OSL Aquitaine; 2002-10-15: Entered service for P&O Ferries. 2003-03: renamed Pride of Aquitaine. 2005-05-17: Last day of Dover-Calais service. 2005-09: Chartered to LD Lines, France. 2005-10-03: Entered service between Le Havre and Portsmouth as Norman Spirit.
Pride of Bilbao (1993) IMO8414582, blt 1986 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab, Åbo, Finland, #1290 as Olympia for Rederi Ab Slite (Viking Lines).
Pride of Burgundy blt 1993, GRT 18,138
Pride of Calais (1987, 2003) IMO8517748 Blt 1987 by Schichau Seebeckswerft AG, Bremerhaven, #94, for P&O European Ferries, Dover. Sister: Pride of Dover.
Pride of Cherbourg blt 1995, GRT 23,365.
Pride of Dover
Pride of Hawaii (2006) IMO9304057, blt by Meyer Werft, #668, 2006-04-19: Delivered at Eemshaven, Netherlands. GRT 92,250 (93,500?). 2006-06-05: Enters service from Oahu.
Pride of Hythe (1988) IMO7010509. Blt 1970 by I.C.H. Holland, Werf Gusto Yard, Schiedam, Holland, #755, for Townsend Car Ferries Ltd., Dover, as Free Enterprise V.
Pride of Le Havre (1994) IMO8712518 blt 1989 by Schichau Seebeckswerft AG Bremerhaven, #1067 as Olau Hollandia for Olau Line (U.K.) Ltd., Hamburg. GRT 33,336. 1994-05: To Island Shipping Ltd. (P&O European Ferries) and renamed Pride of Le Havre (1994-06-03). 2005-09-30: Last day in Portsmouth-Le Havre service.
Pride of Portsmouth IMO8712520 blt 1990 by Schichau Seebeckswerft AG Bremerhaven, #1068 as Olau Britannia for TT-Line (Olau Line (U.K.) Ltd.), Hamburg. GRT 33,336. 1994-05: To Island Shipping Ltd. (P&O European Ferries) and renamed Pride of Portsmouth (1994-05-31). 2005-09-30: Last day in Portsmouth-Le Havre service.
Pride of Provence blt 1983 by Ch du Nord et de la Méditerranée Dunkerque Frankrike, #310, for Stena Line as Stena Jutlandica, GRT 16,494. 1996-06-26 to 1996-08-05: Rebuilt, GRT 28,559. 2005-06-18: Entered service on charter to Kystlink between Langesund and Hirtshals with marketing name Pride of Telemark.
Pride of Rathlin blt 1973, GRT 12,593, rebult Free Enterprise series ferryPride of Rotterdam (2001) IMO9208617, blt 2001 by Fincantieri-Cantieri Nav. Italiani S.p.A. (Breda), Venedig, Italy, #6065 for P&O. Originally was to be named Pride of Hull.
Pride of Winchester (1989) IMO7358327. Blt 1976 by Aalborg Værft A/S, Ålborg, Denmark, #208, as Viking Viscount for Townsend-Thoresen European Ferries, Dover, England.
Primexpress Island, IMO7411959, Blt 1977, GRT 7662, renamed Rochdale One 2003-12-01
Primrose, IMO7357567, blt 1975, GRT 12,046, Transeuropa Ferries, ex. Princesse Marie Christine (R.M.T.)
Prince of Fundy (1970) IMO7010755 Blt 1970 by Schiffbau Gesselschaft Unterweser, AG, Bremerhaven, #477, for Lion Ferry Ab, Halmstad, Portland-Yarmouth route. Sister: Saint Patrick (1973).
Prince of Scandinavia IMO7361312, blt 1975 by Flender Werft AG, Lübeck, Germany, #607, for Tor Line (Rederi AB Salenia) as Tor Britannia. Launched 1974-10. Sold to DFDS 1981-11, renamed 1991-03. Sold to Moby Lines 2003-11 and renamed Moby Drea 2003-12-16.
Princesa Cypria Louis Cyprus 1968, Cartieri Del Tirreno IMO6829135
Princesa Isabel (1962)
Princesa Marissa Louis Cyprus 1966, Wärtsilä IMO6509371, GRT 10,487 (2004)
Princesa Victoria Louis Cyprus 1936, Harland and Worf (Belfast) IMO5379717, GRT 14,583
Princess of Scandinavia IMO7361324, blt 1976 by Flender Werft AG, Lübeck, Germany, #608, for Tor Line (Rederi AB Salenia) as Tor Scandinavia. Keel laid 1975-04-02, launched 1975-11-11, delivered 1976-05-12. Sold to DFDS 1981-11, renamed 1991-03. GRT 22,528.
Princess Patricia (1949) blt 1949 by Fairfield Company Ltd., Clydesdale Yard, Glasgow, Scotland for Canadian Pacific Ltd. for Vancouver-Victoria service (Vancouver-Victoria-Seattle "triangle route"?). GRT 5911. 359.5' x 56.2' x 16'. Steam turbine. 1948-10-06: Launched. 2000 passengers; 91 berths in 51 cabins; 50 cars. 1959: Removed from service. 1963: Converted for Alaska cruises. 1966: Chartered to Princess Cruises for the winter for Los Angreles-Acapulco cruises. GRT 6062.1983: Laid up. 1986: Used as a hotel ship during Expo '86 in Vancouver.
Prins Joachim (1980) IMO7803190, GRT 16,071, blt 1980, re-engined at Blohm + Voss 2004-08 to 2004-10
Prinsendam (2002) IMO8700280 Holland America Netherlands 1988, Wärtsilä, #1296 2002-06-03 ex. Seabourn Sun (converted 2002 by Norwegian Marine Contruction), nee Royal Viking Sun. GRT 37,983.
Prinsesse Ragnhild (1981) IMO7904891 blt 1981 by Kiel Howaldtswerke, Kiel, Germany, #164 for Jahre Line, Sandefjord. 1991: Acquired by Colour Line as part of purchasing the Oslo-Kiel route. Lengthened later that year by AESA, Cadiz, Spain.
Professor Gul, IMO8225371, GRT 11450, blt 1986 by Uljanik-Pula, Croatia, as Sovietskaya Belorussia; 154.5 m x 18.3 m x 4.2 m; 202 psgr (84 berths), 70 cars
Professor Khromov, IMO8010350, blt 1983, GRT 1764, 71.6 m (234') x 12.8 m (42') x 4.5 m (15'), 38 psgr, to be renamed Spirit of Enderby Nov. 2004 for Heritage Expeditions.
Professor Molchanov, IMO8010348, blt 1982, GRT 1753 (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999), 71.6 m (234') x 12.8 m (42') x 4.5 m (15'), 38 psgr, classed as a cruise ship
Professor Multanovskiy, IMO8010362, GRT 1753, blt 1983, sister to Akademik Golitsin, 71.6 m (234') x 12.8 m (42') x 4.5 m (15'), 46 psgr, classed as a cruise ship
Professor Vodyanitskiy, IMO7406148, GRT 1498, blt 1976 in Turku, Finland; Ukraine flag; 68.86 m x 12.40 m x 4.75 m, classed as a cruise ship
Purbeck (1978) IMO7528489, GRT 6507, blt 1978 by Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre (#247), 125.53m (orig. 109.7m) x 17.5m x 4.26m, 58 berths, lengthened 1986, sister Coutances
Queen Constantina IMO5413977, Blt 1966, GRT 5,994
Queen Elizabeth (1938-09) Sold to Seawise Foundation 1970-09 and renamed Seawise University, destroyed by fire Jan 9, 1972 at celebration of completion of refit work.
Queen Elizabeth 2 Cunard England 1969, John Brown & Co. 1969-05-02
Queen Frederica (1954): See Vasilessa Freideriki (1954)
Queen Frederica (1965)
Queen Mary 2 Cunard 2003,Chantiers de l'Atlantique 2004-01-12 GRT 151,400
Queen Odyssey (1995)
Queen of Scandinavia, DFDS.
Queen of the North (1980) (BC Ferries) IMO6917267, blt 1969 as Stena Danica, GRT 8889. 2006-03-22: Sank off Gil Island in about 400 m of water at about 01:45 PST, an hour after striking a rock. All 101 people on board were rescued.
Queen Victoria IMO9320556, Cunard, blt 2007-12 by Fincantieri Marghera, #6127. GRT 88,500. See also Arcadia (2005). 2006-05-22: Keel laying ceremony.
R One (1998)
R Two (1999)
R Three (1999)
R Four (1999)
R Five (2000, marketed as Blue Dream)
R Six (2000, marketed as Blue Star)
R Seven (2000)
R Eight (2001)
R Nine Construction never started?
Radiance of the Seas (2001)
Radisson Diamond Radisson Seven Seas Bahamas
Reef Endeavour IMO9012666 blt 1996 GRT 3125
Regal Empress Built in Glasgow, Scotland as Olympia for Greek Lines. psgr capy 1068 grt 21,909; 612 feet in length
Regal Princess (1991)
Regent Star, IMO5339212, Blt 1957 as Statendam, GRT 24,254, to Alang 2004-03 as Harmony 1.
Regina Renaissance (1991)
Rembrandt Premier Cruises IMO5301019, Blt 1959, GRT 39,674 Renamed back to Rotterdam 2004-12-15.
Renai I (2001)
Renai II (2001)
Renaissance One IMO8708646, renamed The Mercury in 1998, 4077 GRT, blt 1989, sold to Viking Line 2003-01-17
Renaissance Two IMO8708658, Renamed The Neptune in 1998, to easyCruise in 2004, 4077 GRT, blt 1990, Sold to Louis Herbelin 2003-01-17
Renaissance Three IMO8708660, renamed Galapagos Explorer II in 1998, 4077 GRT, blt 1990, Sold to Canodros 1997-10-01
Renaissance Four IMO8708672, renamed Clelia II in 1998, 4077 GRT, blt 1990
Renaissance Five (1991)
Renaissance Six (1991)
Renaissance Seven (1991, 1998)
Renaissance Eight (1992)
Rhapsody of the Seas (1997)
Richard With (1993) IMO9040429
Road to Mandalay (1994) IMO8642969, GRT 1650, blt 1964, 333 ft, maiden voyage on the Rhine, 1964-07-06, conv to floating hotel in Dresden, bought by Orient-Express in 1994, rebuilt from 98 cabins to 72 (66?) (118 berths), maiden voyage on the Ayeyarwady River, 1996-01-31.
Romantika (2002) IMO9237589, blt 2002 by Aker Finnyards, #433, for Tallink. GRT 40,803
Rosa, broken up 2003-01
Rotterdam Holland America Netherlands 1997
Rotterdam V Holland America
Royal Clipper (2000, Star Clippers)
Royal Iris IMO7032997, blt 1971 by Dubigeon Normandie SA, Nantes, #123, for General Steam Nav. Co. Ltd., London (a P&O subsidiary) as Eagle. 1975-12-19: Sold to Nouvelle Compagnie de Paquebots, Marseille, and renamed Azur. 1987-01-26: Renamed The Azur. 2004-08: Sold to Mano Maritime and renamed Royal Iris. GRT 9159.
Royal Majesty 1992 1997
Royal Odyssey (1991)
Royal Pacific (2004) IMO6700602, blt 1967-07 as Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Cruised as Crown del Mar and Riviera I. Caught fire and capsized at her berth in Kaohsiung 2005-06-29 during final fitting-out after a rebuild.
Royal Princess IMO8201480, blt. 1984-11 by Wärtsilä for P&O Princess. GRT 44,348. Entered service 1984-11-29. GRT (2004) 44,588. To be transferred to P&O 2005-07 and renamed Artemis.
Royal Princess (2007)
Royal Star (1991) IMO5309906, GRT 5067, blt 1956 by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste, Italy, #1813 as San Giorgio for Adriatica di Navigazione S.p.A., Venice, Italy. To Cycladic Cruises 1976, renamed City of Andros and rebuilt for cruising in 1977. 1984: To Ocean Cruise Lines, Panama (Criosières Paquet) and renamed Ocean Islander. 1991: Sold to Starline Cruises (African Safari Club). Refurbished 1994. Sister: San Marco.
Royal Star IMO8409056 Ro-Pax blt 1986 GRT 2040
Royal Viking Queen (1992)
Royal Viking Sea (1973)
Royal Viking Sky (1973)
Royal Viking Star (1972)
Royal Viking Sun Royal Viking
Royal Viking Sun Cunard Bahamas
Ryndam Holland America - owned, used for University of the Seven Seas 1966 to 1971
Ryndam Holland America Netherlands 1994
Sagar, broken up at Alang 2003-07
Saga Pearl (2003)
Saga Rose (1997)
Saga Ruby (2005) ex. Vistafjord, Caronia.
Sagafjord IMO6511128, blt 1965, GRT 5762, bought 2003-08-04 by Saga Line for Moss-Skagen service and renamed from Sandefjord.
Saint Eloi (1975) later Channel Entente then King Orry
Saint Patrick (1973) IMO7302885 Blt 1973 by Schiffbau Gesellschaft Unterweser AG, Bremerhaven, #485 for Irish Continental Shipping Co. Ltd., Dublin.
Salten Salten Dampskibselskab Norway
San Marco (1956) blt 1956 by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Trieste, Italy, #1812 for Adriatica di Navigazione S.p.A., Venice, Italy. GRT 4795, 274 passengers. To Cycladic Cruises 1977, renamed City of Myconos and rebuilt for cruising in 1979. 370 passengers. Laid up in Perama in 1991. 1996-12-29: sank in Perama Bay. Sister: Royal Star.
Santa Cruz IMO7811721 blt 1979 GRT 1623.
Santa Regina (1985) IMO8314562 blt 1985 by Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre, Le Havre, France, #266 for Compagnie Méridionale de Navigation, Ajaccio, France. GRT 13,358. 2002-11: Sold to Strait Shipping. 2003-01-03: Entered service for Bluebridge between Wellington and Picton. 2004-07: refurb at VT Fitzroy (ex. Babcock New Zealand) in Auckland. 2005: GRT 14,588.
Santa Rita (1988)
Sapphire (1996) IMO6513994 Blt 1967 by Cantieri Navale Felszegi, #76, as Italia for Sunsarda, Trieste, Italy. 1967-12-15: Chartered to Princess Cruises, marketed as Princess Italia. 1973-02-01: Chartered to Costa. 1973-10: Sold to Costa Armatori. 1983: Sold to Ocean Cruise Lines and renamed Ocean Princess. 1995-06: Sold to Louis Cruise Lines, Cyprus and renamed Princesa Oceania. 1996-03: Chartered to Thompson and renamed Sapphire. 1999: Chartered to Veranstalter France Croisières for three years. 2002: Entered service for Louis Cruise Lines.
Sapphire Princess, IMO9228186, blt 2004 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki (#2180, originally as Diamond Princess), GRT 115,875. Renamed after a major fire at the shipyard. Delivered 2004-05-26; to Seattle 2004-06-07, christened 2004-06-10, inaugural voyage 2004-06-13.
Saqqit Ittuk (1992) IMO8913904, blt 1992, renamed Disko II 2004, GRT 1211, 49.65m x 11m, 150 psgr; Arctic Umiaq Line
Sarfaq Ittuk (1992) IMO8913899, blt 1992, lengthened winter 1999/2000 to 73m x 11m, 248 psgr, 2118 GRT; Arctic Umiaq Line
Sarnia (1961) blt 1961 by J. Samuel White, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, #2009. 1987-02: broken up in Pakistan. Sister Caesarea.
Sarpik Ittuk (1992) IMO8913916, blt 1992, lengthened winter 1999/2000 to 73m x 11m, 248 psgr, 2118 GRT; Arctic Umiaq Line
Scandinavia (1980) IMO7814462. Blt 1980 by Kockums Varv Ab, Malmö, Sweden, #569 for Rederi Ab Nordö, Malmö. Later Tzarevetz, Fiesta, Fantasia, Stena Fantasia, P&OSL Canterbury, PO Canterbury, Alkmini A, and Wawel.
Scania (1972) IMO7215290. Blt 1972 by Aalborg Værft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark, #193, for Svenska Rederi Ab Öresund, Malmö. 1999-10: Sold to Saaremaa Laevakompanii, Roomassaare, Estonia (SLK Ferries).
Scillonian III (1977) IMO7527796, GRT 1346, passenger-cargo ship, blt 1977 by Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd. and named 1977-05-17 by H.R.H. Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall, refitted 1999 at Devonport Dockyard.
Scotia Prince (1982), nee Stena Olympica (1972), sister to Stena Scandinavica (1973), IMO7119836
Sea Bird (Lindblad Expeditions)
Sea Cloud (1935) IMO8843446, blt 1931 by Krupp, Kiel, Germany, as private yacht Hussar. GRT 2532. 4-masted barque with steam engine. 1935-08: after her owners divorced, she was renamed Sea Cloud. 1942: Charted by the Coast Guard for wartime military service. 1947-1949: Rigging reassembled and new sails fitted. 1955: sold to Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Montinas, President of the Dominican Republic and renamed Angelita. After a revolution on May 30, 1961, renamed Patria and put up for sale. 1966: Sold to Operation Sea Cruises Inc. and renamed Antarna. After being refurbished, laid up due to a dispute with the US government. 1978: sold to Sea Cloud Cruises, renamed Sea Cloud and rebuilt at Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG in Kiel.
Sea Cloud II IMO9171292, GRT 3849 blt 2001 by Astilleros Gondan, S.A., Figueras, Spain. 3-masted barque. Launched 1999-03, delivered 2000-12-29, and christened 2001-02-06 in Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Sea Diamond (2006) IMO8406731, GRT 22,712, blt 1986. Ex. Birka Princess, sailing for Louis Hellenic Cruises 2006-06-16.
Sea Goddess I Cunard Isle of Man 1984, Wärtsilä 1999-12
Sea Goddess I Seabourn Bahamas 1984, Wärtsilä 1999-12 ?
Sea Goddess II Cunard Isle of Man ?
Sea Harmony (1992)
Sea Harmony II (1993)
Sea Lion (Lindblad Expeditions)
Sea Princess (1998, 2005)
Sea Serenade (1992)
Sea Venture (1971)
Sea Voyager (Lindblad Expeditions), IMO8963753, blt 1982, GRT 1195 renamed from Temptress Voyager 2002-09-04
Seabourn Legend (1996)
Seabourn Pride (1988)
Seabourn Spirit (1989)
SeaDream I ex. Seabourn Goddess I
SeaDream II ex. Seabourn Goddess II
SeaFrance Berlioz IMO9305843, blt 2005 for SeaFrance, GRT 33,940
SeaFrance Cezanne IMO7806099, blt 1980, GRT 25,122
SeaFrance Manet IMO8208763, blt 1984, GRT 15,093
SeaFrance Nord pas de Calais IMO8512152, blt 1987, GRT 7,264, dedicated freight-only in 2005
SeaFrance Renoir IMO7920534, blt 1981, GRT 15,612
SeaFrance Rodin IMO9232527, blt 2001 by Aker Finnyards, #437, GRT 33,796
Seaward 1988 1988-06-12
Seawind Crown, IMO5160805. Blt 1961, GRT 23,145, renamed Barcelona 2004-01-12
Seawing IMO7111078; blt 1971 as Southward for NCL (Sister to P&O's Spirit of London). Sold to Airtours in 1994. GRT (2004) 16,710. Sold to Louis Cruises at the end of summer 2004 and renamed Perla 2005-05.
Selandia blt 1951 by Helsingør Skibs as Dronning Ingrid for DSB (De Danske Statsbaner), renamed Sjælland in 1979, became a static restaurant ship in 1988, laid up in Tibury Docks 2002-05.
Sensation Carnival Bahamas 1993-10, Kværner-Masa
Serenade, IMO5171115, blt 1957 by Penhoet, St Nazaire, as Jean Mermoz. GRT (2004) 14,173. Psgr: 394 (as built); rebuilt 1970(?) for 570 (dbl occupancy, 662 max) and renamed Mermoz; refit in 1984/85; sold to Louis Cruises, Cyprus in 1991; laid up 2003.
Serenade of the Seas (2003)
Seven Seas, Holland America - owned, used for University of the Seven Seas 1963 to 1966
Seven Seas Mariner Radisson Seven Seas Wallis & Futuna , Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire
Seven Seas Navigator Radisson Seven Seas Bahamas , T. Mariotti, Genoa
Seven Seas Voyager Radisson Seven Seas Bahamas , blt 2003 T. Mariotti, Genoa in service 2003-03-31, IMO9247144, GRT 40,000
Sharden (2005) IMO9305269, blt 2005 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Castellammare di Stabia yard, #6114; 214m x 26m, 2700 psgr, 1085 veh.; 35,736 GRT.
Sidi Bel Abbès (1948)
Silja Serenade 2006-1 to 2006-02: Refurbished at Aker Finnyards, Turku.
Silja Symphony 2006-1 to 2006-02: Refurbished at Aker Finnyards, Turku.
Silver Cloud (1994)
Silver Shadow (2000)
Silver Whisper (2001)
Silver Wind (1995)
Sir Robert Bond (1975)
Sitmar Fairwind (1988)
Skagen IMO7358315, GRT 12,333, Color Line/Skagerak Line. 2005-05-31: renamed Fedra.
Sky Princess (ex Fairsky)
Sky Wonder (2006) ex. P&O Pacific Sky. Inaugural cruise scheduled to depart Athens 2006-06-12.
Smyril (1969) IMO6906529, blt 1969, GRT 3937
Smyril (2005) IMO9275218, blt 2005 by Navantia en San Fernando, Spain, #399; GRT 8500. 2005-09-23: Christened.
Smøla (1968) IMO6821066, blt 1968 by Liaaen A/S, Ålesund for Møre og Romsdal Fylkesbåtar A/S, later Fjord1 MRF. Capy 23 bars, 197 passengers. 45.4m x 10.2 m. GRT 805. This was the first ship in the MRF fleet to have a covered bow door. 1968-1977: sailed on Kristiansund-Straumen-Forsnes route. 1977 to 2005-12-29: sailed on the Brattvåg-Dryna-Fjørtofta-Harøya route. 2005-12: Sold to Bos Marine Services, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. 2005-12-29: Departed Brattvåg at 08:55 on its final round trip to Dryna (sched. 09:15), Harøya (Myklebust, sched. 09:55), and Fjortoft (sched. 10:05), returning to Brattvåg just after 12:00 (sched. 10:45). Then sailed to Aker Aukra to be made ready to sail to the Caribbean.
Society Explorer (1985)
Sol Christina (1985)
Song of America (1982) Royal Caribbean, see Sunbird.
Song of Flower IMO7325629 blt 1974, GRT 8282, 124m x 16m x 4.9m (15.7') Radisson Seven Seas Bahamas 1986 1993 2003-10-22 Sold to Compagnie Iles du Ponant 2004-03-08 and renamed Le Diamant. 226 passengers
Song of Norway (1970) IMO7005190, blt 1970 by Wärtsilä for Royal Caribbean; 18,416 GRT, 724 psgr. Lengthened 1978 by 85'; 23,005 GRT, 1024 psgr. Sold to Airtours (MyTravel) in 1996 and renamed Sundream. Sky Lounge on funnel removed as part of the sale. 2004: 22,945 GRT. Sold in 2004 to Tumaco Navigation Co, Limassol, Cyprus. 2004-10-12: renamedDream Princess.
Sorachi Maru (1976)
Sorolla (2001) IMO9217125, blt 2001 by Barreras, Vigo, Spain, #1580 for Trasmediterranea. GRT 26,916.
Sovereign of the Seas (1987)
Sovetskiy Soyuz, IMO8838582, blt 1989, GRT 20,646, 150m x 30m x 11.08m, 100 psgr, nuclear icebreaker
Spero (1966) blt 1966 by Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, #1322 for Ellerman Wilson Line's Hull-Göteborg service. Later Sappho for NEL in Greece, then in 2002 Santorini 3 for a Kenya-Tanzania route. Broken up at Alang in 2004.
Spirit Louis Bahamas
Spirit of '98 Cruise West USA
Spirit of Alaska Cruise West USA
Spirit of Columbia Cruise West USA
Spirit of Discovery Cruise West USA
Spirit of Endeavour Cruise West USA
Spirit of Enderby (2004), ex. Professor Khromov, to be upgraded in Lyttleton in Nov. 2004
Spirit of London (1972) IMO7211517 blt 1972 by Cantieri Navali del Tirreno E. Reuniti for P&O. GRT 17,370, 874 passengers. Started building as NCL Seaward, sister to NCL Southward; contract cancelled due to cost increase. Completed autumn 1972. 1974: renamed Sun Princess after P&O purchased Princess Cruises. 1975: Used for filming the pilot episode of The Love Boat. 1989: Sold to Premier Cruises. Renamed Elysian Flamenco 2004-03-01 and New Flamenco 2004-03-29. GRT 17,042.
Spirit of Oceanus (2000)
Splendid IMO9015747, GRT 39,109, Grandi Navi Veloci, blt 1994
Splendour of the Seas (1996)
St. Clair (1977) IMO6504553, blt 1965 by Lübecker Flender-Werke, Lübeck, Germany as Peter Pan for Travemünde-Trelleborg Linie, Lübeck. 1992-06: Sold to Perabadanan Nasional Shipping Line Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and renamed Nusa Pejuang. 1998-01-09: beached at the breaker's yard in Mumbai, India.
St. Clair (1991) IMO7104441, blt 1971 by Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Unterweser
AG, Bremerhaven, #478, as Travemünde
for Moltzau Line A/S, Gedser, Denmark on their Gedser-Travemünde route.
1980-12-31: Sold to Prekookanska Plovidba, Bar, Yugoslavia, and renamed Njegos. Chartered out for various
services. Renamed Tregastel in 1985
for charter to Brittany Ferries, who bought her in 1987. 1991-01-03: Sold to
P&O Steam Navigation Company, London and rebuilt at Lloyd-Werft GmbH,
Bremerhaven. 1991-03-06: delivered to P&O as St. Clair. 2002-10: Sold to Baaboud
Trading & Shipping Agencies, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and renamed Barakat. GRT 8696.
RMS St. Helena
St. Ola (1974) IMO7340954, blt 1974 by Hall, Russel & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen, #963. 1992-03-23: renamed St. Ola II and laid up in Leith 2 days later. Chartered out for Helsingbotg-Hundested service 1992-10-15 to 1993-01. 1993-04: sold to International Energy Nav Co, Panama and renamed Odigitria. Served Ventouris Sea Lines route between Otranto and Igoumenitsa until 1994-06-24. 1995-03: Sold to Governement of The People's Republic (China) and still in service there as of 2004-11-01. GRT 2571.
St. Ola (1992) IMO7109609, blt 1971 by Jos L Meyer Werft, Papenburg-Ems, Germany, #564, as Svea Scarlett for Skandinavisk Linjetrafik, Landskrona (Stockholms Rederi Ab Svea Stockholm). 1982-01-26: Sold to Rederi Ab Eckerö, Eckerö, Finland, and renamed Eckerö. 1991-03-20: Renamed St. Ola after being purchased by P&O Scottish Ferries, Aberdeen, for the Stromness-Scrabster route. 2002-09-30: Last day in service for P&O. Sold to Saaremaa Laevakompanii, Estonia. Orig. GRT 2957, after rebuild 1982-02 GRT 4833.
St. Sunniva (1987) IMO7222839, blt 1972 by Helsingør Skibs & Maskinbygg, Helsingør, Denmark as Djursland for Jydsk Færgefart A/S, Grenå, Denmark. 2002-10: Sold to Al Thuraya Marine Services Co. LLC., Dubai and renamed Faye. 2005-02-26: Arrived at the breaker's in Alang.
Star Odyssey (1994)
Star of Texas (1994)
Star Pisces (1994)
Star Princess (1989)
Star Princess (2002) IMO9192363, blt 2002-02 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, #6051. 108,977 GRT. 2006-03-23: Fire broke out in a passenger cabin at 03:10 en route from Grand Cayman to Montego Bay. About 100 cabins were damaged before the fire was extinguished. The cruise was terminated at Montego Bay, and the following cruise, scheduled to depart Fort Lauderdale on March 26, was cancelled.
Star Wind 2005-10-20: Sold by SeaWind Line to Euro Shipping OÜ, Estonia effective 2005-11. Blt 1977 in Norway.
Statendam (1993) IMO8919245 blt. 1993 by Fincantieri Monfalcone, #5881, for Holland America
Stella Oceanis, to breakers at Alang 2003-09
Stella Solaris, to breakers at Alang 2003-09
Stena Antrim (1990) IMO7813949, GRT (2004) 12,711, blt 1981 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast, #1716 for British Railways Board (Sealink) Dover service as St. Christopher GRT 7319. Sold to Stena and renamed 1990-01; 1996: left Stranraer-Belfast service. Sold to Lignes Maritimes du Detroit S.A. (Limadet), Casablanca, Morocco renamed Ibn Batouta 1998-06.
Stena Baltica Rebuild 2005-03
Stena Caledonia (1991) IMO7910917, GRT (2004) 12,619, blt 1981 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast, #1717 for British Railways Board (Sealink) as St. David, GRT 7196. Renamed 1991-02-21. Sisters: Galloway Princess / Stena Galloway, St. Anselm / Stena Cambria, and St. Christopher / Stena Antrim.
Stena Cambria (1991) IMO7813937, GRT 12,705, blt 1980 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast, #1715 for British Railways Board (Sealink) as St. Anselm. Renamed 1990-10. . Sold 1999-02 to Union Maritimia Formentera Ibiza S.A. (Umafisa), Ibiza, Spain and renamed Isla de Botafoc.
Stena Galloway (1991) IMO7719430, GRT (2004) 12,175, blt 1980 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast, #1713 for British Railways Board (Sealink) Stranraer service as Galloway Princess GRT 6630. Renamed 1991-02; Sold 2002-02-22 to IMTC (International Maritime Transport Corporation), Casablanca, Morocco and renamed Le Rif.
Stena Nautica (1991, 1996) IMO8317954, built 1986, GRT 19504, 135.47m x 24.62m x 5.60m (from 2002; length was 134.00m until 2001) In collision with freighter Joanna 2004-02-16 en route from Grenå to Varberg.
Stena Seafarer (2004) IMO7361594. Blt 1975 by J.J. Sietas KG Schiffswerke G.m.b.H. & Co, Hamburg, #757 for Stena Line Ltd, London, England as Union Melbourne.
Stena Traveller IMO8917390; blt 1991; GRT 18,332; sold to Lisco Baltic Service (90% owned by DFDS Tor Line) 2004-05-10 and renamed Lisco Patria for Karlshamn - Klaipeda service. 1800 lane metres, 250 psgr in 83 cabins.
Summit (2001) Celebrity Bahamas 2001-09 Gas turbine ship.
Sun Princess Princess UK 1995, Fincantieri Cantieri Navali
Sun Viking Royal Caribbean 1972 1972 1998, later Pongnae, now Omar III. 2006-07: Appears to be the first
intended acquisition by Condo Cruise Lines International.
Sun Viva (1997)
Sun Viva II (1998)
Sunbird (1999) IMO7927984; GRT 37,773, blt 1982 by Wärtsilä as Song of America; 37,584 GRT, 1575 psgr max, 1414 dbl; launched 1981-11-26, deliv 1982-11-11, maiden voyage 1982-12-05. Sold to Airtours by RCCL 1999-05. To Louis Cruise Line 2005-01-16; chartered to Thompson Cruises for six years as Thompson Destiny.Sunward (1991, 1992)
Superfast Galicia (2005) IMO9263370. blt 2003 by Barreras, Vigo, Spain, #1612 as Atalaya de Alcudia for Alcudia Maritimos. GRT 16,686. Sold to Trasmediterranea 2005-05-31.
SuperFerry IMO7210305, blt 1972, GRT 15,127, Swansea-Cork Ferries, St Vincent and Grenadines flag, named Blue Aegean from 2001-10-15 to 2002-05-13SuperFerry 1 IMO7375856, blt 1975, GRT 9184, WG&A, Passenger & Ro-Ro cargo
SuperFerry 14 (2001-01-04, Philpppines flag) WG&A; ex White Sanpo 2, Japanese flag, owned by EHIME HANSHIN FERRY, blt 1981, IMO8004210, GRT10,181, psgr capy 1672. Severely damaged by fire 2004-02-27., Passenger & Ro-Ro cargo
SuperFerry 15 (2003-05-12, Philippines flag) IMO8800743, blt 1989, GRT 9320, WG&A, Passenger & Ro-Ro cargo, ex. Japanese-flag Ferry Kyoto, owned by MEIMON TAIYO FERRY
SuperFerry 16 (2003-05-29) IMO8800755, blt1989, WG&A, Passenger & Ro-Ro cargo, GRT 9320; ex FERRY FUKUOKA, Japanese flag, owned by MEIMON TAIYO FERRYSuperFerry 19 (2004-02-02) IMO7633129, WG&A, Passenger & Ro-Ro cargo, blt 1977, GRT 7878, ex SuperFerry 8, same owners
Tahitian Princess (2002)
Talya 1, blt 1967, GRT 19,093, Five Stars Line, later Mega Stars Line. Earlier Leopard for Normandy Ferries, to Marlines on Greece-Italy route as Countess M in 1986. To Alang May 2004.
The Big Red Boat II, IMO6502024, Blt 1966, GRT 32,753
The Big Red Boat III, nee Transvaal Castle, broken up at Alang 2003-07 to 2004-01
The Empress (????) blt 1966 as Sunward for Klosters Sunward Ferries, sold 1972 to CGTM, GRT 10,558. Arrived at Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2004-04-24 and beached 2004-05-04.
The Iris IMO7625811, blt 1982, GRT 12,825, Manos Cruises (Silver Cruises), Haifa, Israel
The Jasmine IMO7625809, blt 1981, GRT 12,673, GRT (2005) 12,711, Manos Cruises (Zenith Cruise), Haifa, Israel
The Topaz (1997) IMO5103924, blt 1956 by Fairfield Sb. & Eng. Co, Glasgow, #731, for Canadian Pacific Steamship as Empress of Britain. GRT 32,327.
The World ResidenSea Bahamas 2002, Fosen Mek. 2002-03
Thompson Celebration (2005) 33,930 GRT ex. Noordam
Thompson Spirit 33,930 GRT ex. Nieuw Amsterdam
Tor Anglia (1966) GRT 7322.
Tor Hollandia (1967) IMO6704402. GRT 7748. Sold to Minoan Lines and renamed Ariadne. Sold to Fraglines and renamed Ouranos. GRT (2000) 11,621.
Trinacria (2002), IMO9261542, GRT 24,409, blt 2002 by Visentini (#194)
Triton IMO7046936, 13,995 GRT blt 1971, ex. Cunard Adventurer, Sunward II
Trollfjord (2002) IMO9233258
Tropical Islander (2004)
Tropicale Carnival, 1982 Aalborg Værft; 36,674 GRT; 660'; 511 cabins
Turama (2004) IMO8907216, built 1990 at Rauma-Repola, Finland, #305, GRT 7560, refurb 2001-2002, introduced 2002-04-26, nee Delphin Caravelle, then Sally Caravelle, Columbus Caravelle, Ernest Hemingway (not applied), captain Omar (marketing name), Hongkong Dragon Star (marketing name).
Turasund (2004) IMO7211440, ex. Adler Nordica, blt 1972 as Westerland, GRT 1029
Uganda (1952) IMO5372094, blt 1952 by Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow, Scotland, #720, for British India Line, London, England. 1967-04-05 to 1968-02-15: Rebuilt for cruising at Howaltswerken, Hamburg. 1982: Requisitioned for use as a hospital ship in the Falklands War. 1982-08-09: Released from war service, returned to cruising. 1983-01 to 1984-05-25: Chartered to the ministry of defence for Ascension Island - Falkland Islands service during the construction of the Falklands Airport. 1986-08-22: Wrecked by a typhoon whie anchored at the breaker's at Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Ulster Prince (1967) IMO6622587, blt 1967 at Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast, GRT 6008 (2001), orig GRT 4600, 378 ft., Passengers: 274 in 1st, 138 in 2nd cabins, 598 in 2nd seats; cars: ?. Belfast SS Co. Liverpool-Belfast route. Marketed as P&O from 1971 (GRT 4,270 tons sometime in this period), sold to P&O in 1978. Laid up in 1981. Lady M for Marlines in 1983. Later named Tangapakorn, Long Hu, and Macmosa in the Far East. In 1995, to Hellenic Mediterranean Lines as Neptunia, later in 1995 to Hellenic Orient Lines as Panther (Bari-Cesme), Vatan (2000-11-15), and Manar (2001-1-30, Al Thuraya Marine Service Co, Dubai for the Port Rashid-Umm Qasr (Iraq) route; one of the first ships into Umm Qasr after the 2003 Iraq war). Beached at Alang in late March 2004.
Ulster Queen (1967) IMO6703317, blt 1967 at Cammel Laird and Co. Ltd., Birkenhead, #1323, for Belfast Steamship Co, Liverpool-Belfast route. GRT 4270.
Ulysses (2001) IMO9214991, blt 2001 in Finland. GRT 50,938. 2001-03: maiden voyage. Irish Ferries Dublin-Holyhead route. 2004-09: Ships Monthly claimed that this vessel was the world's most reliable car ferry, having completed 4,400 sailings (260,000 miles) without missing a single scheduled crossing for either weather or mechanical reasons. 1875 passengers, 1342 cars (3 lane-miles).
United States, IMO5373476, Blt 1952, GRT 38,216
Universe (1976, Semester at sea) retired 1995-12 due to boiler failure Arrived at breakers at Alang 1996-04-06. ex. Universe Campus (1971 - Orient Overseas Line), Atlantic (1957, laid up in 1968), cargo ship Badger Mariner (built 1952). Sailed for World Explorer Cruises.
Universe Explorer (1996, Commodore Cruise Line) 23,500 GRT ex. Enchanted Seas, ex. Volendam, nee Brasil (1958); 617' x 84'; 737 psgr, 369 cabins, reg in Panama. blt in Pascagoula, Mississippi; refit & refurb 1995. Institute for Shipboard Education gained full-time use in 2001. Sailed for World Explorer Cruises until 2003-01. Owned by Azure Investments from 1995-07-01. Registered GRT 22,162 in 2003, owner Mariser Marine from 2003-07-21. IMO5050567 Acquired by World Explorer Cruises in June 2004 to be returned to service. Sold to breakers 2004-10 and renamed Universe. Arrived Alang 2004-12-05.
Val de Loire IMO8502406, GRT 31,788, Brittany Ferries, blt 1987. 2006-02-19: Last day in service as Val de Loire on the Caen-Portsmouth route. 2006-02: Delivered to DFDS and renamed King of Scandinavia.
Van Gogh IMO7359400. Blt 1975 by Wärtsilä, Turku, Finland as Gruziya. Renamed Odessa Sky. Sold to Club Cruises, Netherlands and renamed Club Cruise I, later Club I. Chartered to Nouvelle Frontières. 2002: Chartered to Travelscope. GRT 15,402. 2004-09-26 Collided with Greek tanker Spetses off Gibraltar in heavy fog, sustaining substantial bow damage. Repaired at Cammell Laird.
Vasilessa Freideriki (1954)
Veendam Holland America Bahamas 1996
Ventura (2008) IMO9333175, Fincantieri Monfalcone newbuild #6132, blt 2008 for Princess Cruises, GRT 116,000. Sister to Crown Princess and Emerald Princess. To P&O.
Vesterålen (1983) IMO8019368
Veøy IMO7368748, blt 1974, GRT 1870
Via Mare (2005) IMO7411258, blt 1976, GRT 8023. ex Begonia. Entered service on the routes Paldiski-Kapellskär and Paldiski-Västervik 2005-09-01.
Victoria I (2004) IMO9281281, GRT 40,975, 192.9 m x 29.0m, 2500 psgr, 2246 berths in 739 cabins, 300 cars, blt 2001 by Aker Finnyards (#434), deliv 2004-03-09.
Victory (1998) IMO8814263, GRT 27,362, blt 1989
Viking Bordeaux, IMO5051365, Blt 1960, GRT 3,008 Seized by creditors 2003-03 and laid up at Eemshaven, auctioned 2004-04. To Royal African Cruises and renamed Bordeaux 2004-11-01; renamed Madagascar 2005-04-14.
Viking Saga IMO7827213 / 9012721 (shows Sally Albatross name only, probably incorrectly assigned for rebuild following fire)
Viking Serenade (1990)
Vision of the Seas (1998)
Vistafjord 1973, Swan Hunter, Wallsend 1973-05-15 1980: to Norwegian American Cruises. 1983: to Cunard. 1999: renamed Caronia. 2003-05: sold to Saga Cruises, but sailed for Cunard through 2004.
Vistamar IMO8701193, blt 1989, GRT 7478
Volcan de Tamasite (2004) IMO9281322. GRT 17,343. Blt 2004 by Barreras, Vigo, Spain, #1625, for Armas Naviera.
Volcan de Timanfaya (2005) IMO9281334. GRT 17,343. Blt 2004 by Barreras, Vigo, Spain, #1626, for Armas Naviera.
Volcan de Tindaya (2003) IMO9268411. GRT 3715. Blt 2003 by Barreras, Vigo, Spain, #1617, for Armas Naviera.
Volendam Holland America Netherlands , Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 1999
Vortigern (1969) IMO6910960, GRT 4516, blt 1969 by Swan Hunter Shipbuilding Ltd., Wallsend, England, #10, later Milos Express, Express Milos, and Nisos Limnos, to Indian breakers 2004-11.
Voyager of the Seas (1999)
Wappen Von Hamburg (1965, 1966) IMO6510887, GRT 4192
Westerdam IMO8407735, GRT 53,872, blt 1986 by Meyer Werft; sold to Costa and renamed Costa Europa 2002
Wilhelmshaven (1963) IMO5389798, GRT 1496
Windsor Castle (1960) blt by Cammel Laird, Birkenhead for Union-Castle Lines. GRT 37,277.
Windward 1993 1993-06-20
World Discoverer (Discoverer Cruises) (Antarctica tours, 1998-1999) Built 1974, Chartered by Society Expeditions in 1980, grounded in 2000 in the Solomon Islands ex. Ro-Ro? nee Discoverer for Bewa Cruises, sold to Adventure Cruises Inc. and renamed 1976-07.
World Discoverer (2002) IMO8806747, built 1989 at Rauma-Repola, Finland, #304, GRT 6072, refurb 2001-2002, introduced 2002-04-26, nee Delphin Clipper, then Sally Clipper (1990-01-26 when chartered to Sally Line), Baltic Clipper, Delfin Star, Dream 21. 2004-08-03: Renamed World Adventurer (seasonal for southern summer 2004-2005) after collapse of Society Expeditions.World Explorer (198x) (uncertain if the ship actually carried this name)
Xpedition IMO9228368 blt 2001 as Sun Bay, GRT 2842, sold to Celebrity Xpeditions in early 2004.
Yamal, IMO9077549, blt 1992, GRT 20,646, 150m x 30m x 11.08m, 98 psgr, nuclear icebreaker
Yorktown Clipper Clipper Cruise Line USA 1988, First Coast Shipbuilding, Green Cove Springs, FL 1988-04-30
Zaandam Holland America Netherlands , Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani 2000
Zenith (1992) Celebrity Bahamas blt 1992-04-04 46,811 GRT