Defunct Cruise Lines
Carnival Splendor was launched on August 3rd, 2007 and entered service on July 2nd, 2008, she was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy at a cost of $697 million, she is currently the only ship in the Splendor class (as of 2012), she is similar in design to Costa Concordia as she was originally built for Costa Cruises.
Splendor was christened in Dover, uk on July 10th, 2008 by her godmother Myleene Klass and her maiden voyage took place on August 18th 2008, some of the features on the carnival splendor include a state-of-the-art, indoor spa that is incorporated into two of the forward decks of the ship, the splendor also boasts a 5,500 sq ft children's play area which is the largest in the Carnival fleet.
Onboard Entertainment and Facilities
|Restaurants & Bars||Shops|
|Fast Food||Room Service|
|Nightclub or Disco||Lounge|
|Pursers desk||Excursion desk|
|Card room||Medical room|
|Laundry room||Sauna/steam room|
|Gym||Childrens activity clubs|
|Babysitting service||Video games room|
|Sports facilities||Outdoor movie theater|
Captain E.J. Smith - captain of the RMS Titanic died when the ship hit an iceburg and sank in 1912.
- was the negligent captain of the Exxon Valdez during its 1989 oil spill.
Edward Teach (Blackbeard) - was the notorious English pirate captain of the Queen anne's Revenge, killed in battle 1718
Francesco Schettino - Captain of the Costa Concordia at the time when she ran aground and partially sank on the night of 13 January 2012 near Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, Italy.
David Lewry - was the Captain of the herald of free enterprise car ferry which capsized on the 6 March 1987 after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge with her bow doors still open, causing the deaths of 193 people.
Mauro Balomaga - was the captain of the MV Rena container ship that ran aground near Tauranga, New Zealand On 5 October 2011 resulting in an oil spill and 88 of her containers to fall in to the sea,the captain was jailed for 7 months for his part in the disaster.
Captain James Hook - is a fictional character from the popular novel and movie peter pan, known for wearing a hook after his right hand was eaten by a crocodile.