Ocean Princess

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Ocean Princess was built at the French Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard at a cost of £150 million British pounds, she came into service for Renaissance cruises in 1999 as R Four, however shortly after the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York the already struggling Renaissance cruises ceased trading.

In 2002 the ship was acquired by princess cruises on lease along with her sister ship R Three (now Pacific Princess). at the end of the lease both ships were purchased by princess cruises, The vessel sailed under the name Tahitian Princess until 2009 when she was re-named Ocean Princess, at 593 feet she is one of the smaller ships in the princess fleet.

On board the ship there are 8 different passenger accommodations to choose from starting at the basic interior cabin which comes equipped with Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk and Private bathroom with shower, up to Premium accommodations like the 470-square-foot  suite with balcony which come equipped with an array of additional amenities.

The ship offers several formal dining rooms in the cruise tradition, with Traditional Dining at the same times for each meal other dining options include local specialties and gourmet favourites from the ships speciality restaurants,  and casual dining where you can Get a quick and satisfying bite such as burgers hot dogs and pizza whenever you like from the various Casual Dining eateries.

she is equipped with all the usual cruise ship facilities such as a casino, pools and whirlpools, the cabaret lounge sets the stage with captivating productions and some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea.




Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  Cross-icon Video games room  Cross-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications

  • Size: small
  • Length: 593 feet
  • Beam: 83 feet
  • Speed: 18 knots
  • Tonnage: 30,277
  • Decks: 11
  • Crew: 373
  • Passengers: 826
  • Maiden Voyage: 1999 As R Four
  • Christened: december 1999
  • Godmothers: Ali McGraw & Ryan O Neil


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Captain Joseph Hazelwood

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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.