Defunct Cruise Lines
Fred Olson - Boudicca
MV Boudicca was built in 1973 at the Hietalahti shipyard in Finland at a cost of $22 million and named Royal Viking Sky, the ship has sailed under 10 different names including her current name Boudicca which she acquired after coming into service in 2006 with Fred Olson cruise lines, the ship also received an extensive refit at this time including redesigning of public rooms to match the rest of the Fred Olson fleet, extra cabins increasing her total occupancy from 536 to just under 900 passengers, the vessel also received new engines.
On board there is a good selection of cabins from single and twin inside cabins approximately 140 square feet in size to the 550 square feet Premier Suite.
some of the ships facilities include Swimming Pools & Jacuzzis, Sauna and Steam Rooms, a well-equipped fitness centre, Arts and Crafts Room, shops selling everything from post cards to fine jewellery, cabaret and music in the Neptune lounge, The Observatory lounge with its large panoramic windows offering stunning views of the ever changing vista and a fully equipped Internet Room.
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|
Ship Specifications (based on her 2005 rebuild not her original 1973 specs)
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.