MS Queen Victoria, Oslo Harbour
on December 16th 2007

Career

Name: MS Queen Victoria
Owner: Carnival Corporation & plc
Operator: Cunard Line
Ordered: December 3, 2004
Builder: Fincantieri Marghera shipyard, Italy
Cost: UK£270 million (approx.)
Laid down: May 12, 2006
Launched: January 15, 2007
Christened: December 10, 2007
by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Maiden voyage: December 11, 2007
Port of Registry: Southampton, United Kingdom
Status: in service

General characteristics

Tonnage: 90,000 gross tons
Length: 294 m
Beam: 41 m waterline, 36.6 m extreme (bridge wings)
Height: 62.5 m keel to funnel
Draft: 8 m
Decks: 16 total, 12 passenger
Installed power: 63.4 MW Sulzer ZA40 diesel plant
Propulsion: Two 16.7 MW Azipods
Speed: 23.7 knots (44 km/h) maximum,
service at 18 knots (33.3 km/h)
Capacity: 2,014 passengers
Crew: 900 officers and crew

Source: Wikipedia



3 comments so far...

Volker December 17, 2007, 05:57 PM
Wooooowwww!!! That's big!!! (The photo and the ship) Have you read the warning? SECURITY WARNING KEEP 50 METERS AWAY :-)))
voiddonothing December 17, 2007, 10:33 PM
Yeah, the photo is even so big that some Adobe software can't handle it, so had to use the GIMP. :-D
Ellery d nester December 20, 2007, 11:33 PM
not only is the victoria a run of the mill cruise ship dressed up like a oceanliner.it is a poor running mate to any cunarder.samuel would most likely turn over in his grave.cunard/carnival what happened to creating not copying?
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