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Adventure of the Seas

July 12, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

The Adventure of the Seas is a large cruise ship with odd features; waterslide and minature golf on the top deck! Who needs this?

I photographed her departure at Shoal Point the lighthouse at the entrance to Halifax Harbour. Late day photos are always the best with the sun at my back.

 

Name: Adventure of the Seas
Owner: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Operator: Royal Caribbean International
Port of registry: 2001 onwards: Nassau Bahamas
Route: CaribbeanBahamasBermudaCanada
Ordered: 24 April 1997[1]
Builder: Kværner Masa-Yards Turku New ShipyardFinland[1]
Cost: $500 million[2]
Yard number: 1346
Laid down: 17 June 1998[1]
Launched: 5 January 2001[1]
Christened:
  • 10 November 2001 by Kevin Hannafin (FDNY), Tara Stackpole (FDNY), Margaret McDonnell (NYPD), Sgt. Richard Lucas (NYPD)
  • in New York City[2][3]
Completed: 26 October 2001[1]
Maiden voyage: 18 November 2001[4]
In service: 2001–Present
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Voyager-class cruise ship
Tonnage:
  • 137,276 GT
  • 104,403 NT
  • 11,033 DWT
Length: 311 m (1,020 ft)
Beam:
  • 38.6 m (127 ft) (waterline)
  • 49.1 m (161 ft) (extreme)[1]
Draft: 8.6 m (28 ft)
Depth: 11.7 m (38 ft)
Decks: 15 decks
Installed power: 6 × Wärtsilä 12V46 (6 × 12,600 kW)
Propulsion:
Speed: 22.5 knots (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph)
Capacity: 3,114 passengers[4]
Crew: 1,180

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