Defunct Cruise Lines
Fred Olson - Black Watch
MS Black Watch was built in 1972 by Wärtsilä Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland for Royal Viking Line and was named Royal Viking Star, she has also sailed for other cruise lines incuding Norwegian Cruise Lines as Westward and Royal Cruise Line as Star Odyssey.
Cabins on board Black Watch range from approximately 150 square feet for a Single Balcony Suite, to approximately 550 square feet for a Premier Suite. other highlights on the ship include swimming pool and Jacuzzi, card room, an impressive well-stocked library, fully equipped Internet Centre, medical centre,an assortment of bars and lounges, Atlantis spa, golf, shops selling everything you could need from clothes to jewellery to perfume and ornaments and holiday essentials such as sun cream or postcards.
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|
Port - This is the Left Hand Side of the Ship if Someone is Facing Forward Towards the Bow
Press gang - body of personnel from a ship sent ashore to recruit sailors to join the crew, the new recruits were usually offered the chance to volunteer but taken by force if they were unwilling
Rigging - The system of masts and lines on sailing ships
Scuttling - Making a hole in the hull of a ship in order to sink it deliberately
Starboard - The right side of the boat. Towards the right-hand side of a vessel when facing forward
Stern - The rear part of a ship
Strike the colours - To surrender the vessel to an enemy
Wake - Turbulence behind a vessel.