Defunct Cruise Lines
MS Ocean Village Two
MS Ocean Village Two was one of two ships operated by ocean village cruises and was was built by Fincantieri shipyard in 1990 as Crown Princess. In April 2007, the vessel was refitted and transferred to Ocean Village. Her onboard features include Bistro endorsed by celebrity TV chef James Martin, Waterfront restaurant, Plantation restaurant, Mediterranean style deck restaurant, 4 entertainment venues, 8 bars, 4 shops, Karma Spa, steam and sauna zone, Karma Gym and Fitness, Hair and beauty salon, 2 swimming pools, 2 Jacuzzis, Casino, Internet café, Reception desk, 3-deck atrium, Children's and teenagers' zones, Night nursery, Medical centre, 9 passenger lifts.
On 30 October 2008 Carnival Corporation & plc announced the closure of their Ocean Village brand. both Ocean Village ships have now been transferred to the fleet of P&O Cruises Australia, MS Ocean Village has been re-named Pacific pearl and Ocean Village two has be re-named pacific Jewell.
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.