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  • Norwegian Hurtigruten Postcards - 2007 Fleet
    1982 2007 Midnatsol 2003 Nordkapp 1996 Nordlys 1994 Nordnorge 1997 Nordstjernen 1956 Polarlys 1996 Richard With 1993 Trollfjord 2002 Vesterålen 1983 Hurtigruten Pages Hurtigruten Header Page Hurtigruten Page 1 Steamships 1893 1962 Hurtigruten Page 2 Motorships 1942 1950 Hurtigruten Page 3 Motorships 1951 1956 Hurtigruten Page 4 Motorships 1956 1964 Hurtigruten Page 5 Motorships 1982 1983 Hurtigruten Page 6 New Generation Ships 1993 Hurtigruten 2005 Fleet Hurtigruten 2007 Fleet this page Associated Pages Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page References Search This Website powered by FreeFind Hurtigruten 2007 Fleet Nordstjernen 1956 ex TFDS Nordstjernen North Star is the TFDS extra ship She operates cruises to Svalbard Spitzbergen in the summer season and on the coastal express some time in the winter She was built in 1956 and was on the coastal express service from 1956 1994 Nordstjernen was owned initially by BDS Bergen Damspskipsselskap To Foto postcard 91 768 of Nordstjernen in previous TFDS colours Lofoten 1964 ex OVDS Lofoten was owned by OVDS and is their extra ship She runs on the service from November to March Lofoten was built in 1964 and was originally owned by VDS Vesterålen Dampskipsselskap and secondly by FFR Finnmark Fylkes Rederi Company postcard of Lofoten in new Hurtigruten colours Scan Arild Steinsland Click to open larger image in new colours Lyngen 2 1982 2007 ex TFDS Lyngen was built as Midnatsol for TFDS in 1982 and ran on the Hurtigruten until 2003 when she was laid up as Midnatsol II to release the name for the new Midnatsol 4 In 2005 she was renamed Lyngen 2 and is due to cruise in Greenland in the summer and act as relief Hurtigrute in the winter allowing larger newer ships to cruise in warmer climes It was announced in September 2007 that Lyngen had been sold to Lindblad Expeditions To Foto postcard 2994 of Lyngen in Hurtigruten colours Click to open lager image in new window Vesterålen 1983 ex OVDS To Foto postcard 2984 of Vesterålen in Hurtigruten colours Click to open lager image in new window Kong Harald 1993 ex TFDS To Foto postcard 2983 of Kong Harald in Hurtigruten colours Click to open lager image in new window Richard With 1993 ex OVDS ToFoto 2962 of Richard With in new Hurtigruten colours Scan Arild Steinsland Click to open larger image in new window Nordlys 1994 ex TFDS Postcard of Nordlys in new Hurtigruten colours Click to open larger image in new wind Nordlys life boat drill while storm bound in Hammerfest 15th February 2008 Photo R McVicar 2008 Click to open larger image in new wind Nordkapp 1996 ex OVDS To Foto postcard 2973 of Nordkapp in Hurtigruten colours Click to open larger image in new window Polarlys 1996 ex TFDS To Foto postcard 2964 of Polarlys in new Hurtigruten colours Scan Arild Steinsland Click to open larger image in new colours Nordnorge 1997 ex OVDS More images of Nordnorge To Foto postcard 2967 of Nordnorge in

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  • Iberojet - Simplon Postcards
    Viking Star 1972 and Royal Viking Sea November 1973 In 1987 Royal Viking Sky was transferred fully to Kloster Group ownership and in 1991 was assigned to Norwegian Cruise Lines NCL as the Sunward In 1992 Sunward was sold to Birka Line and renamed Birka Queen 2 replacing Birka Queen 1 which was sold to Majesty Cruise Line before delivery as the Royal Majesty Birka Queen 2 was introduced on cruise services from Stockholm to Riga and St Petersburg during the summer of 1992 However in October 1992 she was chartered back to Kloster resuming the identity of Sunward for NCL In 1993 she was chartered to Princess Cruises as the Golden Princess 1 This charter continued until new Princess Cruises tonnage was delivered in 1996 when Birka Line sold her to Star Cruises as the Superstar Capricorn In 1998 she was chartered to Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd as the Hyundai Keumgang for use on pilgrim traffic between South and North Korea Hyundai Keumgang returned to Star Cruises as Superstar Capricorn in 2001 Superstar Capricorn became the Grand Latino of new Spanish operator Iberojet in January 2004 ship owners were Grand Latino Nav SA She is due to maintain Mediterranean itineraries throughout 2005 In January 2005 it was announced that she had been sold to Fred Olsen Cruises for 2006 delivery and will be named Boudicca Complete history of Grand Latino Photograph of Grand Latino at Rhodes Photo Jose Luis Cerda Mistral Grand Mistral Iberojet 2003 Each Grand Mistral images links to a larger copy The Mistral was completed in 1999 by Chantiers Atlantique for Festival Cruise Line their first new ship Her first cruise started 17th July 1999 from Venice to the Greek islands Winter cruises were run in the Caribbean A lengthened versions of the design was delivered as European Vision and European Stars in 2001 Following the collapse of Festival Cruises Mistral was taken over by her builders who chartered her to Iberojet in 2003 as the Grand Mistral Mistral details 47900 Gross Tons Length 216m 1200 Passengers Crew 450 Speed 19 knots Engines 4 x Wartsila 31680 Kw Complete history of Grand Mistral Official Iberojet welcome aboard card of Grand Mistral Scan Ivo Batricevic Grand Mistral at Santos Brazil Photo Marco Antonio Pedro Grand Mistral at Dubrovnik 21st October 2006 Photo Neven Jerkovic Grand Mistral at Dubrovnik 21st October 2006 Photo Neven Jerkovic Grand Mistral at Dubrovnik 21st October 2006 Photo Neven Jerkovic Grand Mistral at Dubrovnik 21st October 2006 Photo Ivo Batricevic Grand Mistral at Santos Brazil on 1oth December 2006 Photos Marco Antonio Pedro Grand Mistral at Santos Brazil on 1oth December 2006 Photos Marco Antonio Pedro Grand Mistral at Dubrovnik 29th June 2008 in new Ibero Cruceros livery Photo Ivo Batricevic Grand Mistral at Malaga Photo Ian Boyle 17th October 2010 Grand Mistral at Malaga Photo Ian Boyle 17th October 2010 Grand Mistral at Malaga Photo Ian Boyle 17th October 2010 Voyager Grand Voyager Iberojet 2004 Each Grand Voyager images links to

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  • Scandinavia - Stardancer - Viking Serenade - Island Escape - Cruise Ship Postcards
    from Dubigeon Normandie in Nantes for DFDS Seaways subsidiary Scandinavian World Cruises She operated a cruise ferry service from New York to Freeport Bahamas which was not successful DFDS Seaways transferred her to their Oslo Copenhagen service briefly in 1984 but she was sold on to Sundance Cruises in 1985 as the Stardancer Postcard of Scandinavia at builders in Nantes Scandinavian World Cruises postcard of Scandinavia and Scandinavian Sun behind This is a Duncan real photographic card of Scandinavia as delivered Official DFDS Seaways postcard of Scandinavia at Copenhagen when operating the overnight service to Oslo Simplon Postcards sp1046 of Scandinavia at Copenhagen when operating the overnight service to Oslo Photo Kenn Eilersen Photograph of Scandinavia Photo Lars Helge Isdahl Scan Fakta om Fartyg Stardancer Sundance Admiral 1985 87 The Stardancer was Sundance Cruises only ship They merged with Eastern Cruise Lines to form Admiral Cruises She became the Viking Serenade when Admiral was in turn merged with Royal Caribbean Built as a car ferry for DFDS her chunky ferry looks were further spoilt when the funnel was shortened and an RCCL sky lounge were fitted Sundance Cruises card of Stardancer in Alaska Sundance Cruises card of Stardancer Scan Rogerio Gouveia Sundance Cruises card of Stardancer in thePanama Canal Sundance Cruises card of Stardancer in Mexico Photograph of Stardancer Photo Rickard Sahlsten Scan Fakta om Fartyg Photograph of Stardancer Scan Fakta om Fartyg An official Admiral Cruises card of Stardancer A Mexican card of Stardancer at Puerto Vallarta serial V7209N The top picture shows the card as printed However the picture is a mirror image and the scan below shows the image in its correct form Viking Serenade Royal Caribbean 1989 2002 Viking Serenade was originally built as the Scandinavia for DFDS subsidiary Scandinavian World Cruises She operated a cruise ferry service from New York to Freeport Bahamas which was not successful DFDS transferred her to their Oslo Copenhagen service until she was sold to Sundance Cruises in 1984 The Stardancer was Sundance Cruises only ship Sundance merged with Eastern Cruise Line to form Admiral Cruises She then became the RCCL Viking Serenade when Admiral was merged Built as a car ferry her chunky ferry looks were further spoilt when the funnel was shortened and an RCCL sky lounge were fitted Recent postcards describe her as weighing 40132 gross tons having a length of 635 feet and carrying 1946 passengers maximum 2560 In 2002 she will be renamed Island Escape and operate 7 Day Mediterranean cruises as part of a Royal Caribbean First Choice Holidays joint venture Astral Graphics official postcard dg P80064 of Viking Serenade Catalina Island official postcard photo Burney Ramming of Viking Serenade Catalina Publications official postcard photo Alan Barlow of Viking Serenade RCCL official postcard vik 2 of Viking Serenade Island Escape Island 2002 Royal Caribbean have initiated a joint venture with UK holiday operators First Choice to operate the Viking Serenade from 2002 The new company is being marketed simply as Island and Viking Serenade

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  • Japan Cruise Line Postcards and Photos
    Francisco Pacific Venus at Greenwich Associated Pages Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Recent Updates Simplon Postcards Home Page Orient Venus Orient Venus Postcards Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Orient Venus An Impact Postcards commercial card showing the stern of Orient Venus at Singapore Also showing one of the ex Viking Line ferries sold to Star Cruises Star Pisces or Star Aquarius Simplon Postcards serial number sc2032 issued April 1993 showing Orient Venus at Kobe in 1992 Photograph Hiroshi Fujiwara Pacific Venus Pacific Venus Postcards A series of Japan Cruise Line official cards of Pacific Venus issued in a packet with the information card shown Japan Cruise Line official card of Pacific Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Pacific Venus Japan Cruise Line official card of Pacific Venus Pacific Venus at San Francisco Pacific Venus arriving at San Francisco on 2nd June 2000 Photo Marvin Jensen Pacific Venus arriving at San Francisco on 2nd June 2000 Photo Marvin Jensen Pacific Venus arriving at San Francisco on 2nd June 2000 Photo Marvin Jensen Pacific Venus at San Francisco on 2nd June 2000 Photo Marvin Jensen Pacific Venus at San Francisco on 2nd June 2000 Photo Marvin Jensen Pacific Venus at Greenwich Pacific Venus at Greenwich on the Thames Photo Ian Boyle 15th May 2009 Click to open larger image in new tab or window Pacific Venus at Greenwich on the Thames Photo Ian Boyle 15th May 2009 Click to open larger image in new tab or window Pacific Venus

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  • Louis Cruise Line Postcards - Page 1: 1987-2000
    was broken up in India using the name Sagar for the final voyage This is an official Intercruise postcard CT Publishing 037 of La Palma off Patmos in Intercruise colours The promenade deck had been plated in by this time Photo by Richard Weiss Princesa Marissa Louis Cruise Lines 1987 2008 Princesa Marissa was completed in 1966 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab Helsinki as the Finnhansa for the Finnlines route Helsinki Slite Nynäshamn Karlskrona Lübeck Her sister ship Finnpartner 1 was delivered later the same year In 1972 Finnhansa was rebuilt with increased cabin capacity In 1978 Finnhansa was sold to Birka Line and renamed Prinsessan She was again given increased cabin accommodation Prinsessan was sold in 1987 to Louis Cruise Lines of Cyprus and renamed Princesa Marissa for their cruise ferry service Piraeus Rodos Limassol Alexandria Her final seasons were 2006 2007 running from Cyprus to Egypt and in 2008 she was sold for scrap under the name Prince Complete history of Princesa Marissa Louis Cruise Lines official card of Princesa Marissa Louis Cruise Lines official card of Princesa Marissa Louis Cruise Lines official card of Princesa Marissa issued 2000 from the fleet list on the back Louis Cruise 1994 brochure pages for Princesa Marissa Scan Odd Tom Høgstøl Click to open larger image in new window Princesa Marissa at Rodos in 2007 Photo Kos Rusman Click to open larger image in new window Princesa Cypria Louis Cruise Lines 1988 Louis Cruise Lines official card of Princesa Cypria Princesa Amorosa Louis Cruise Lines 1994 2003 Complete history of Princesa Amorosa Louis Cruise Lines official card of Princesa Amorosa ex Scottish Coast of Burns and Laird Line Photograph of Princesa Amorosa Photo Panteleimon Lelekis Scan www faktaomfartyg se Princesa Victoria Louis Cruise Lines 1994 2004 Princesa Victoria was built in 1936 by Harland Wolff Belfast for Union Castle Line as the Dunnottar Castle She was used on the London Tilbury round Africa service until the outbreak of WW2 when she was converted to an armed merchant cruiser and then later used a troop transport In 1949 she resumed her London round Africa service In 1958 Dunnottar Castle was sold to Incres SS Co who renamed her as Victoria and substantially rebuilt her in Rotterdam Victoria entered service in 1960 on New York West Indies cruises In 1964 Victoria was sold to Victoria SS Co a subsidiary of the Swedish company Clipper A B but retained her name service and Incres Line as her agents Victoria was bought by Chandris in 1975 resuming sailings as The Victoria in June 1976 She cruised in Europe and the Caribbean until 1993 when she was sold to Louis Cruise Lines who used her on cruises from Cyprus as Princesa Victoria She was then the oldest large cruise ship over 10000grt then still in passenger service She was sold for breaking up in 2004 Complete history of Princesa Victoria Louis Cruise Lines official card of Princesa Victoria Louis Cruise 1994 brochure pages for Princesa Victoria Scan Odd Tom Høgstøl Click to open larger image in new window Princesa Oceanica Sapphire Louis Cruise Lines 1994 Italia was ordered by Sunsarda SpA in 1963 from the Felszegi yard in Muggia near Trieste Both the builders and ordering company were owned by the Giacomell group Italia was one of the earliest purpose built cruise ships and was of an advanced design with rear engines and lifeboats mounted on lower decks giving a very spacious open top deck Her interiors were designed by Gustavo Finali and Romano Boico who designed many other fine Italian liners such as the Augustus Guglielmo Marconi Homeric Raffaello and Oceanic Construction proceeded slowly and Italia was not launched until April 1965 During fitting out both the owners and builders were declared bankrupt and ownership passed to the creditor bank BNL BNL formed a new company Crociere d Oltremare based in Cagliari Sardinia to charter or sell the ship Italia was delivered in 1967 with a logo of red and yellow triangles on her white funnel A bareboat charter with Fratelli Cosulich Genova had been arranged and Italia ran three Mediterranean cruises for them Crociere d Oltremare then chartered her to Princess Cruises who used her to inaugurate their Mexican cruises out of Los Angeles Italia was marketed as Princess Italia during her time with although her name was not officially changed At this stage she retained her original funnel logo not receiving the famous Princess logo until the following year In 1969 Princess Italia moved to Alaskan cruises out of San Francisco The charter to Princess Cruises was cancelled in 1973 and Italia was returned to Crociere d Oltremare After a partial modernisation Italia was then chartered to Costa in February 1974 although she was not purchased by them until 1977 She cruised around the world with Costa plus served on further charters until sold in September 1983 to Ocean Cruise Lines Under the name Ocean Princess she spent summers in the Mediterranean and winters on Latin America Caribbean itineraries In 1990 Ocean Cruise Lines was bought by Accor SA and Chargeurs SA who also owned Paquet Cruises Her career with them came to an abrupt end in March 1993 when she hit a sunken wreck in the Amazon and she settled on the bottom flooding the engine room and lower decks All passengers and crew were removed without injury Ocean Princess was declared a Constructive Total Loss She was sold by the insurers to a Greek company and she was renamed Sea Prince She was due to re enter service with Sunshine Cruise Line but suffered a fire in May 1995 and was offered for sale again She was bought by Cyprus based Louis Cruise Lines and briefly renamed Princesa Oceanica Following a further major refit she was chartered to Thomson Cruises as the Sapphire She remained in the Louis fleet after the Thomson charter A complete history of this ship is shown on this link Official Thomson postcard of Sapphire Official Thomson postcard

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  • Lübeck Linie - Simplon Postcards
    Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Recent Updates Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Table of Ship Histories Name Other names Built Nordland Bornholm Ragnvald Jarl Harald Jarl Suvetar 1930 Regina Maris 19xx Lübeck Linie Nordland 1913 17 Nordland was built as the Bornholm 2 in 1930 by Burmeister Wain in Copenhagen for Bornholm services In 1940 she was sold to Nordenfjeldske D S Trondheim Norway for Coastal Express Hurtigruten services as Ragnvald Jarl In February 1956 she was renamed Harald Jarl but was sold six months later to Lübeck Linie AG Lübeck germany as the Nordland She was rebuilt by Flender Werft Lübeck after which she could carry 470 passengers 170 berthed and 35 cars She operated on a route Travemünde Copehagen Helsingborg until 1959 after which she was used for cruising In 1970 Nordland was sold to Carelia Lines of Helsinki and renamed Suvetar She was broken up in Spain in 1970 Complete history of Nordland Postcard of Nordland at Travemünde Postcard of Nordland at Travemünde Postcard of Nordland at Travemünde Nordd Ansichtskarten Verlag postcard Tra 5 of Nordland right in Travemünde The ship on the left is the Hammershus 1 also

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  • Majestic International Cruises - Simplon Postcards
    to car ferries as Akrotiri Express and Therissos Express However the plans changed and instead they were completely rebuilt as the up market cruise ships Danae and Daphne operated by Delian Cruises on lengthy and expensive cruises Daphne entered service in July 1975 but the venture was not a success and both ships were offered for charter Daphne sailing for Lauro Lines between 1978 1979 Both ships were then chartered by Costa Lines and purchased outright in 1984 In 1990 Danae and Daphne were transferred to Prestige Cruises a joint venture between Costa Lines and Sovcomflot receiving new funnel colours Sovcomflot later pulled out of the agreement and she returned to Costa In 1996 for delivery in 1997 Daphne was sold to a Swiss company who renamed her Switzerland She was managed by Leisure Cruises and was largely owned by Swissair who went bankrupt in 2001 Switzerland was sold soon afterwards to Majestic International Cruises who renamed her as the Ocean Monarch after a possible period as Ocean Odyssey She was chartered to Page Moy Hansa Kreuzfahrten and again Page Moy In 2004 she spent time in Trincomalee Sri Lanka as a hospital ship for tsunami victims as the Hellenic Aid After returning for another Page Moy charter there were plans to send her to New Orleans as a Hurricane Katrina relief ship This fell through and she was laid up in Eleusis Bay whilst Majestic put her up for sale At this time there was dispute between Louis Cruise Lines and Golden Sun Cruises over the ownership of the Aegean I the ship being taken over by the Greek courts until resolved Golden Sun Cruises needed a replacement vessel for booked passengers and took Ocean Monarch on charter This proved surprisingly successful and for 2007 Majestic are running her themselves through new subsidiary Monarch Classic Cruises In 2008 Ocean Monarch was sold to Classic International Cruises joining her sister Princess Danae It was announced that she would become the Princess Daphne but for 2008 continued to run as Ocean Monarch Complete history of Ocean Monarch Page Moy publicity image of Ocean Monarch Majestic International postcard of Ocean Monarch Ocean Monarch at Dubrovnik Photo Ivo Batricevic Click to open larger image in new window Ocean Monarch at Dubrovnik Photo Ivo Batricevic Click to open larger image in new window Monarch Classic Cruises image of Ocean Monarch Click to open larger image in new window Monarch Cruises brochure for Ocean Monarch Click to open larger image in new window Ocean Monarch at Piraeus with Perla of Louis Cruise Lines Photo Tien Lun Yao 10th January 2007 Click to open larger image in new window Ocean Monarch at Piraeus with Perla of Louis Cruise Lines Photo Tien Lun Yao 10th January 2007 Click to open larger image in new window Ocean Monarch at Piraeus with Perla of Louis Cruise Lines Photo Tien Lun Yao 10th January 2007 Click to open larger image in new window Ocean Monarch at Piraeus with Perla of

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  • Majesty Cruise Line - Cruise Ship Postcards
    to Norwegian Wind Dream Crown Majesty which had been chartered from Effjohn International had her charter transferred to NCL Ships on this Page Royal Majesty Majesty Cruise Line 1992 1997 Crown Majesty Majesty Cruise Line 1997 Associated Pages Dolphin Cruise Line Fred Olsen Cruises Norwegian Cruise Line Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Royal Majesty Majesty Cruise Line 1992 97 The Royal Majesty was originally ordered by Birka Line for their 24hour cruises out of Stockholm Following the bankruptcy of builders Wartsila the contract was resold to Majesty Cruise Line and the vessel was completed as Caribbean cruise ship Royal Majesty in 1992 she initially worked three and four night cruises out of Florida but in 1995 opened a new summer Boston Bermuda route terminating at St George s rather than the usual Hamilton in Bermuda Royal Majesty returned to Florida in the winter In June 1995 she ran aground on Rose and Crown shoal of Nantucket Island due to a combination of faulty GPS and inadequate watch being maintained Royal Majesty was 17 miles off course She remained aground for 24 hours before tugs towed her off In 1997 Royal Majesty was sold to NCL being renamed Norwegian Majesty and soon received a similar lengthening to Norwegian Wind Dream A complete history of this ship is available on this link Pre launch art postcard of Royal Majesty Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Enlarged image from the card above Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Printed by Associated Printing Productions Inc Scan Kevin Clarke Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Printed by Associated Printing Productions Inc Scan Kevin Clarke Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of

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