Norway, Miami 1993. Pictured after her conversion from Atlantic greyhound to a cruise ship. She was given more accommodation and bow/stern thrusters to give her flexibility in port. 

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CostaClassica, Miami 1994. The ship underwent a massive refit in 2014 and is now called the Costa NeoClassica. She is 52,926 tons, 220.2m long x 29m beam, a speed of 20 knots and carries 1,300 passengers. Construction was by Fincantieri Navali Italiana SpA, Venice

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Celebration, Miami 1993. A Holiday class cruise ship built for Carnival Cruise Line in 1987 by Kockums A/B Malmo, Sweden. 47,262 tons, 223.4m long x 28m beam, a speed of 19 knots and a capacity for 1,896 passengers. She is now called Grand Celebration.

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Britanis, Miami 1993. A most fascinating ship, built in 1932 as the Monterey of Matson Line on the Pacific route. Renamed Matsonia and later Lurline, then in 1970 she was renamed Britanis to be an immigrant ship to Australia from the UK for Chandris Line. She then cruised for 20 years. She sank near Cape Town on the way to the breakers in 2000.

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Fantasy, Miami 1994. 70,367 tons, 262.0m  long x 31.5m beam, a speed of 18.0 knots and capacity for 2,634 passengers. Built byWärtsilä Marine Industries Inc, Helsinki for Carnival Cruise Line. Now called Carnival Fantasy.

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Zenith, Florida, 1995. The Zenith was built in 1992 by Meyer Werft of Papenburg, Germany for Celebrity Cruise Line. 47,255 tons,  217.0m long x  30.0m beam, a speed of  21 knots and capacity for 1,374 passengers.

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Royal Majesty, Miami 1993. Since named Norwegian Majesty, Louis Majesty, and now Thomson Majesty. 40,876 tons, 207m long x 28m beam, a speed of 20 knots and capacity for 1,462 passengers. Ordered by Majesty Cruise from Kvaerner Masa-Yards Inc, Turku, Finland. In service since 1991

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Maasdam, Grand Caymen. Built in 1992, 55,451 tons,  220m long x 32m beam, speed 22 knots and 1,266 passengers. Owned by Holland-America Line and delivered by Fincantieri, Monfalcone, Italy. 

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Nordic Empress, Miami 1993. Since renamed Empress of the Seas and now Empress. 48,563 tons, 210.8m long x 30.7m beam, speed 19.5 knots, and 2,274 passengers. Built in 1990 by Ateliers & Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St Nazaire, France

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Majesty of the Seas, Miami 1994. Entered service in 1992, 73,937 tons. Built for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line A/S by Chantiers de

l´Atlantique St Nazaire, France

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Sunward, Miami 1993. Built as the Royal Viking Sky in 1973 and has been renamed Sunward, Birka Queen, Golden Princess, Superstar Capricorn, Hyundai Kumgang, Crown Grand Latino, and is currently the Boudicca of Fred Olsen Line.

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Costa Allegra, Grand Caymen. She was once the container ship Annie Johnson and was converted to a cruise ship in 1992. Following a fire in 2012, she went for breaking up in Turkey.

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Sky Princess, Miami, 1995. Built as the Sitmar Fairsky in 1984, she subsequently became Sky Princess, Pacific Sky, Sky Wonder, Atlantic Star and finally Antic. 38,876 tons, she was scrapped in Turkey in 2014 

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Oriana, New York 2000. Launched up the river at Papenburg by Meyer Werft for P&O in 1995, 69,153 tons, 261m long by 36m beam and capacity for 1,975 passengers. 

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Silver Whisper, Venice 2002. Built in 2001 by Mariotti of Genoa, 28,258 tons, 186m long, a speed of 21 knots and capacity for 382 passengers. Silversea Cruises

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Dolphin IV, Miami 1993. Built as the Zion for Zim Israel Line in 1955 then she sailed as the Amelia de Mello and Ithaca. After cruising with Dolphin Line, she was scrapped in 2003. 

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Leeward, Miami 1995. Built as the Sally Albatross for Sally Line in 1991 and was subsequently named Superstar Taurus and Silja Opera. 

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Another view of the Chandris Celebrity Cruises' Zenith, built in 1992 and photographed in Florida 1995.

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Seabreeze, Miami 1993. Formerly the Federico C of Costa Line and later called Royale and Starship Royale. Built in 1958, she sank off North Carolina in 2000

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Discovery I, Miami 1993. Built as the Blenheim for F Olsen in 1970, she was also named Scandinavian Sea and Venus Venturer. Scrapped in India in 1997 after suffering fire damage in the engine room.  

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Fair Princess photographed at San Francisco in 1994, formerly the Cunard liner Carinthia of 1955. She was also named Fairland, Fairsea and China Sea Discovery and was scrapped in India in 2005

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Holiday, Miami 1993.

Built in 1985, 46,052 tons, 221.6m long x 28m beam, speed 21.75 knots, 1,800 passengers. Built for Carnival Cruise Line by Aalborg Vaerft A/S. Subsequent names;

Carnival Holiday, Grand Holiday, Magellan 

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Crown Princess, Miami, 1995.

Built in 1990 for Princess Cruise Line she has since been renamed Arosa Blu, Aidablu, Ocean Village 2 and Pacific Jewel

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Crown Jewel, Fort Lauderdale, 1995. Entered service in 1991, 19,000 tons. Since renamed Superstar Gemini, Vision Star and Gemini and will be called Celestyal Nefeli for the 2016 season.  

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Westerdam, Miami, 1995. Formerly the Homeric of Home Lines, she became the Costa Europa and sails today as the Thomson Dream 

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Sun Viking, San Francisco, 1996. Built in 1972 she also sailed as the Hyundai Pongnae, Superstar Sagittarius, Omar III, Long Jie and currently is the Oriental Dragon 

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Sun Fiesta, Fort Lauderdale, 1996. ex-Patricia 10,034 tons Stena Oceanica, Stena Saga, Lion Queen, Crown Princess Victoria, Crown Princess, Pacific Star then Lion Queen, Putri Bintang, Casino ship Amusement World

 

Sunward, Miami, 1996. Her 3rd appearance on this site under different ownership. A beautiful mix of engineering and design, before the new age of cruise ships with their massed balconies. 

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Crown Dynasty, Miami, 1994. Launched in 1992, 19,000 tons, she has also been named Dynasty, Crown Majesty, Norwegian Dynasty, and is currently Fred Olsen Line's Braemar

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Monarch of the Seas, Miami, 1994. Launched in 1991, 73,937 tons, she is now called Monarch

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Carnival Cruise Line's Fantasy, Miami, 1994. Entered service in 1989, 70,367 tons. Since renamed Carnival Fantasy

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Majesty of the Seas, Miami, 1994. Launched in 1992, 73,937 tons, 268.0m long x 32.0m beam, speed 22.0 knots and capacity for 2,354 passengers. Owned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Line A/S and built by Chantiers de

l´Atlantique,  St Nazaire

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Carnival Cruise Line's Ecstasy, Miami, 1993. Built in 1991, 70,000 tons, she now has the Carnival prefix to her name. 

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Seaward, Miami, 1993. Launched in 1988 for Kloster Line, she was renamed Norwegian Sea and Superstar Libra. 42.276 tons. 

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Golden Princess, San Francisco 1995. Pictured elsewhere on this site as the Royal Viking Sky and Sunward, she has also been named Birka Queen, Superstar Capricorn, Hyundai Kumgang, Crown, Grand Latino and currently Boudicca. 

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Regal Princess, Fort Lauderdale, 1995. Launched in 1990 for P&O's Princess Cruises, 70,300 tons she is currently in service as the Pacific Dawn. 

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Pacific Princess, New York, 2000. 

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