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 Star Princess

Star Princess came into service for princess cruises in 2002, the ship was built at the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and named in a ceremony held in Italy by Gunilla Antonini, the wife of Dr. Corrado Antonini, executive chairman of Fincantieri.

The ship has had it share of incidents in march 2006 a fire broke out which is thought to have been caused by a cigarette this resulted in the destruction of 79 cabins and over 200 other cabins were damaged, the vessel was repaired and was back in service by May of the same year.

In 2012 star princess was the subject of an investigation for not going to the aid of a fishing boat in distress, the small boat was recovered weeks later but 2 of the fisherman had died.

On board the ship there are 9 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 730-square-foot  Grand suite with balcony which come equipped with an array of additional amenities including a walk-in closet and full bathroom.

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,  flexible anytime dining which means you aren't limited to eating at a fixed time or place on the ship and finally 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 princess theatre sets the stage with captivating productions and some of the most talented musicians, singers and dancers at sea.

For younger guests youth and teen centre‚Äôs are fully equipped with everything from the latest video games and movies, to arts and crafts, fooseball tables, board games and jukeboxes. And for the littlest ones, activities like kids' karaoke, pizza parties, pyjama nights and more. 

 

      


 

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  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  tick-icon

    


   

Ship Specifications

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  • Size: Huge
  • Length: 951 feet
  • Beam: 118 feet
  • Speed: 22.5 knots
  • Tonnage: 109,000
  • Decks: 17
  • Crew: 1,150
  • Passengers: 2,590
  • Maiden Voyage: Feb 13, 2002
  • Christened: 25 January 2002
  • Godmother: Gunilla Antonni

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9. Hms Victory - Admiral Nelson's flagship, Best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, now a museum ship at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, England

8. Hms Bounty - Made famous for Mutiny aboard ship, (April 28, 1789) against her captain William Bligh.

7. Santa Maria - was the largest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first voyage.

6. USS Indianapolis - After delivering critical parts for the first atomic bomb the ship was torpedoed and sank, from the remaining 880 surviving crewmen only 317 were rescued with 563 men succumbing to shark attacks and dehydration.

5. Bismarck - One of the largest battleships ever built by Germany, responsible for sinking the British battleship Hms Hood.

4. USS Arizona - Sunk during the pearl harbour attacks in 1941, the ship still lies where she sank with a memorial constructed above it honouring the crew.

3. USS missouri - The place of the surrender of Japan which ended World War II. Now a museum ship at pearl harbour

2.  Rms carpathia - Made famous when she came to the rescue of the survivors of the Titanic disaster

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