A LONG LIST OF RETIRED CRUISE SHIPS

Cruising the Past and Cruise History – A Long List of Retired Cruise Ships – from 1979 to 2007

For all you cruise ship addicts here is a listing of retired liners. Its extensive, showing you that many of the ships you enjoyed in the past. Many of these are gone, laid up or scrapped. Ships many of you will remember: Angelina Lauro, Prinsendam, Regency, Cristobal, France, Argentina, Norway, Andrea C., etc.

SS FRANCE – In her glory days.

SS FRANCE/NORWAY – Scrapped.

Youtube – Passenger liner ex SS France/SS Norway renamed Blue Lady for scrapping is wrecked on the beaches at Alang, India. This still shot shows the first stages of cutting designed to make it impossible to float the vessel again.

RETIRED CRUISE SHIPS

Year – Cruise ship – Year – Built as – G.R.T. – Max Pass – Cabins – Crew – Speed – Cause

1979
ANGELINA LAURO – 1939 – ORANJE – 20565 – 21,5 – FIRE
XING HU – 1967 – CABO IZARRA – 4438 – 19,5 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 2 – Total grt//Total passenger – 25003
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,97%

1980
PRINSENDAM – 1973 – 8566 – 455 – 201 – 164 – 21 – FIRE
Number cruise ship – 1 – Total grt//Total passenger – 8566 – 455
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,33% – 0,38%

1981
FIESTA – 1946 – MONA’S QUEEN – 3659 – 0 – 20 – BROKEN UP
GOLDEN PRINCESS – 1943 – U.S.SHELIKOF – 3008 – 236 – 105 – 15,5 – SUNK
REGENCY – 1952 – IRISH COAST – 4811 – 343 – 142 – 17 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 3 – Total grt//Total passenger – 11478 – 579
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,44% – 0,48%

1982
CRISTOBAL – 1939 – 10153 – 0 – 17 – BROKEN UP
ZI LUO LAN – 1962 – SAKURA MARU – 12470 – 948 – 0 – 16,8 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 2 – Total grt//Total passenger – 22623 – 948
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,88% – 0,78%

1983
ATLANTIS – 1965 – ADONIS – 4500 – FIRE
ALEXANDER – 1966 – REGINA MARIS – 5813 – 276 – 140 – 122 – 16 – CONVERTED PRIVATE YACHT
ANDREA C. – 1942 – OCEAN VIRTUE – 7174 – 464 – 0 – 184 – 17 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 3 – Total grt//Total passenger – 17487 – 740
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,68% – 0,61%

1984
RASLAN – 1972 – CUNARD AMBASSADOR – 14160 – 855 – 352 – 410 – 21,5 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 1 – Total grt//Total passenger – 14160 – 855
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,55% – 0,71%

1985
CHIDAMBARAM – 1966 – PASTEUR – 17226 – 1680 – 158 – 20,3 – FIRE
COLUMBUS C. – 1953 – KUNGSHOLM – 21514 – 802 – 273 – 355 – 18 – BROKEN UP
PALM BEACH PRINCESS – 1964 – ILMATAR – 6659 – 470 – 105 – 165 – 19,5 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
REGINA PRIMA – 1938 – PANAMA – 10153 – 0 – 17 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 4 – Total grt//Total passenger – 55552 – 2952
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 2,15% – 2,44%

1986
FREEWINDS – 1968 – BOHEME – 9789 – 540 – 253 – 190 – 20 – TRADING AS TRAINING SHIP
KENTAVROS – 1941 – U.S.BARNEGAT – 2805 – 220 – 0 – 15,5 – BROKEN UP
MIKHAIL LERMONTOV – 1972 – 19860 – 714 – 292 – 340 – 20 – SUNK
MINGHUA – 1962 – ANCERVILLE – 14225 – 756 – 286 – 151 – 22,5 – CONVERTED HOTEL SHIP
OUGO FOSCOLOS – 1986 – MIKHAIL SHOLOKHOV – 12798 – 450 – 0 – 150 – 19 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
SHEDWAN – 1952 – KARAISKAKIS – 1704 – 171 – 0 – 52 – 15 – TRADING AS HOTEL SHIP
UGANDA – 1962 – 16907 – 0 – 0 – 0 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 7 – Total grt//Total passenger – 78088 – 2851
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 3,02% – 2,36%

1987
ARIANE II – 1950 – AMSTERDAM – 5092 – 0 – 21,5 – SUNK
BELLA MARIA – 1950 – AZEMMOUR – 3921 – 476 – 0 – 15 – FIRE
ELLINIS – 1932 – LURLINE – 18564 – 0 – 20,5 – BROKEN UP
EROS – 1953 – PIERRE LOTI – 10881 – 0 – 0 – 0 – 17 – BROKEN UP
GENERAL J.C.BRECKINRIDGE – 1945 – 17811 – 0 – 19,5 – BROKEN UP
GENERAL W.A.MANN – 1943 – 17833 – 0 – 19,5 – BROKEN UP
GENERAL WILLIAM – 1944 – 17951 – 0 – 19,5 – BROKEN UP
KRONPRINSESSAN MARTHA – 1929 – KRONPRINSESSE MARTHA – 908 – 36 – 18 – 23 – 13 – CONVERTED HOTEL SHIP
Number cruise ship – 8 – Total grt//Total passenger – 92961 – 512
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 3,60% – 0,42%

1988
JUPITER – 1961 – MOLEDET – 6306 – 596 – 169 – 156 – 17 – SUNK
PRIAMURYE – 1960 – VLADIVOSTOK – 4804 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 2 – Total grt//Total passenger – 11110 – 929
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,43% – 0,77%

1989
HAI HUA – 1972 – FABIOLAVILLE – 9711 – 72 – 0 – 58 – 19 – TRADING AS CARGO LINER
OCEAN JEWEL ST.PETERBURG – 1982 – VASILIY SOLOVYEV SEVOY – 9885 – 496 – 0 – 192 – 19 – TRADING AS HOSPITAL SHIP
PRINCESS PATRICIA – 1949 – 5911 – 95 – 51 – 23 – BROKEN UP
RODOS – 1943 – U.S.TIMBALIER – 2458 – 246 – 105 – 15,5 – BROKEN UP
RTS SINDBAD NUI – 1971 – BREMER HORST BISCHOFF – 2651 – 95 – 0 – 16 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
VATSLAV VOROVSKIY – 1959 – 4804 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 6 – Total grt//Total passenger – 35420 – 1337
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 1,37% – 1,11%

1990
MELODY – 1948 – DJEBEL DIRA – 4253 – FIRE
VICTORIYA – 1962 – BUKOVINA – 3531 – 0 – 14,5 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 2 – Total grt//Total passenger – 7784
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,30%

1991
BUCANERO – 1950 – ST.NINIAN – 2242 – 748 – 15 – BROKEN UP
IONIAN EXPRESS – 1975 – SVEA CORONA – 12576 – 21 – FIRE
KIRGHIZSTAN – 1959 – 3219 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
LEISURE WORLD – 1969 – SKYWARD – 15653 – 1071 – 365 – 315 – 21,5 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
NICOBAR – 1991 – 14195 – 1263 – 0 – 15,5 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
OCEANOS – 1952 – JEAN LABORDE – 7554 – 540 – 246 – 17 – SUNK
Number cruise ship – 6 – Total grt//Total passenger – 55439 – 3852
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 2,15% – 3,19%

1992
DELTA FILIPINE DREAM – 1966 – TOWADA MARU – 9318 – 566 – 172 – 114 – 18,2 – TRADING AS HOTEL SHIP
GRIGORIY ORDZHONIKIDZE – 1959 – 4871 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
H.M.S.ENDURANCE – 1990 – POLAR CIRCLE – 5129 – 95 – 48 – 35 – 12 – CONVERTED NAVAL VESSEL
ROYAL PACIFIC – 1965 – EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA – 8187 – 573 – 280 – 250 – 17 – SUNK
ROYAL ZULU – 1964 – SANTA MARIA DE LAS NIEV – 1201 – 333 – 0 – BROKEN UP
SOUNDS OF ORIENT – 1961 – KHABAROVSK – 5236 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
THE FIESTA – 1957 – THEODOR HERZL – 9914 – 730 – 357 – 250 – 18,5 – FIRE
WASA QUEEN – 1975 – BORE STAR – 16546 – 799 – 327 – 150 – 21 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
Number cruise ship – 8 – Total grt//Total passenger – 60402 – 3762
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 2,34% – 3,11%

1993
EXCELSIOR MERCURY – 1959 – MARIA ULYANOVA – 4180 – 333 – 83 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
EXCELSIOR NEPTUNE – 1959 – FELIX DZERZHINSKIY – 5169 – 333 – 97 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
NORBEL OMAN – 1973 – KANANGA – 9321 – 71 – 28 – 19 – TRADING AS CARGO LINER
WANG FU – 1961 – TADZHIKISTAN – 3219 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 4 – Total grt//Total passenger – 21889 – 967
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 0,85% – 0,80%

1994
ACHILLE LAURO – 1947 – WILLEN RUYS – 23478 – 1372 – 381 – 325 – 18,5 – FIRE
AMERICAN STAR – 1940 – AMERICA – 26353 – 22 – SUNK
AMUSEMENT WORLD – 1967 – PATRICIA – 14139 – 1250 – 18 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
DISCOVERY SUN – 1968 – FREEPORT – 9902 – 736 – 277 – 250 – 21,4 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
MIKHAIL KALININ – 1958 – 5243 – 250 – 94 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
PALLAS ATHENA – 1952 – FLANDRE – 19942 – 748 – 378 – 370 – 19 – FIRE
Number cruise ship – 6 – Total grt//Total passenger – 99057 – 4356
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 3,83% – 3,61%

1995
ARM – 1963 – ARMENIYA – 5169 – 333 – 97 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
GOLDEN PRINCE – 1973 – WAKASHIO MARU – 8314 – 850 – 56 – 190 – 19,5 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
PRINCE GEORGE – 1948 – 5825 – 398 – 0 – 18 – FIRE
REGENT SKY – 1996 – 38261 – 1600 – UNFINISHED REBUILDING
RUSS – 1986 – KONSTANTIN CHERNENKO – 12798 – 737 – 0 – 192 – 19 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
SJOKURS – 1956 – RAGNVALD JARD – 2191 – 425 – 0 – 16 – TRADING AS TRAINING SHIP
VASSIL KOLAROV – 1959 – 923 – 200 – 0 – 12 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 7 – Total grt//Total passenger – 73481 – 4543
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 2,84% – 3,76%

1996
ADZHARIYA – 1964 – 4804 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
ALESSIA – 1960 – MOLDAVIYA – 3272 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
CHANG GENG – 1979 – 5926 – 850 – 0 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
CHANG LI – 1975 – 5926 – 850 – 0 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
CHANG SHAN – 1973 – 5926 – 850 – 0 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
CITY OF MYKONOS – 1956 – SAN MARCO – 4548 – 370 – 138 – 90 – 15,6 – SUNK
DISCOVERY I – 1970 – BLENHEIM – 12244 – 399 – 23 – FIRE
GALAPAGOS EXPLORER – 1962 – GENTILE DA FABRIANO – 2142 – 174 – 77 – 65 – 18 – BROKEN UP
GEORGI DIMITROV – 1957 – 829 – 200 – 0 – 12 – BROKEN UP
HENG LI – 1953 – PINE TREE MARINER – 14812 – 360 – 180 – 16 – BROKEN UP
HERBERT – 1958 – RANDFONTEIN – 13568 – 289 – 18 – BROKEN UP
INDOCEANIQUE – 1963 – NORTHLAND PRINCE – 3250 – 76 – 30 – BROKEN UP
KOLKHIDA – 1961 – 3219 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
LATVIYA – 1960 – 5035 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
M.URITSKIY – 1959 – 4804 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
SHANGHAI – 1957 – BAUDOUINVILLE – 13808 – 301 – 190 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
XIANG XUE LAN – 1996 – 16071 – 392 – 122 – 95 – 20 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 17 – Total grt//Total passenger – 120184 – 6171
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 4,65% – 5,11%

1997
AFGHANISTAN – 1962 – 3219 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
AKDENIZ – 1955 – 8809 – 444 – 99 – 110 – 18,5 – CONVERTED NAVAL VESSEL
BAIKAL – 1962 – 5236 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
BOSPHOR – 1960 – PETROPAVLOVSK – 5169 – 333 – 97 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
CANBERRA – 1961 – 44807 – 1641 – 780 – 860 – 27,5 – BROKEN UP
CLEILIA II – 1990 – RENAISSANCE FOUR – 3990 – 111 – 50 – 67 – 17 – CONVERTED PRIVATE YACHT
CONSTITUTION – 1951 – CONSTITUTION – 20269 – 1000 – 397 – 350 – 22,5 – SUNK
EKATERINA II – 1960 – ESTONIA – 5330 – 333 – 97 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
EMPRESS 65 – 1951 – PATRICIA – 6542 – 300 – 159 – 193 – 17 – BROKEN UP
FAIRSTAR – 1957 – OXFORDSHIRE – 21619 – 1598 – 488 – 460 – 17 – BROKEN UP
FRANK – 1964 – IVAN FRANKO – 20064 – 714 – 292 – 340 – 20 – BROKEN UP
MIRAGE I – 1973 – BOLERO – 14264 – 0 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
OSETIYA – 1963 – 3219 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
ROMANTICA – 1939 – HUASCARAN – 7538 – 600 – 293 – 250 – 16 – FIRE
SAMPAGUITA FERRY 2 – 1976 – MARIYA SAVINA – 3941 – 262 – 52 – 110 – 13 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
TURKMENIYA – 1961 – 5169 – 333 – 97 – 115 – 17 – BROKEN UP
UNIVERSE – 1953 – BADGER MARINER – 13950 – 831 – 313 – 200 – 16 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 17 – Total grt//Total passenger – 193135 – 9293
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 7,47% – 7,69%

1998
ATHIRAH – 1962 – ROSA DA FONSECA – 9772 – 532 – 100 – 15,8 – BROKEN UP
FANTOME III – 1927 – FLYING CLOUD – 2135 – 126 – 0 – SUNK
JI MEI – 1966 – PRINSESSE RAGNHILD – 5990 – 616 – 0 – 21,5 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
KUBAN – 1963 – NADEZHDA KRUSKAYA – 4871 – 0 – 17 – BROKEN UP
NEW UTOPIA – 1975 – DIAMOND OKINAWA – 12344,21 – 594 – 174 – 91 – 25,25 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
OLGA ANDROVSKAYA – 1976 – 4258 – 262 – 52 – 110 – 13 – BROKEN UP
PACIFIC AURORA – 1962 – TAVERNER – 1135 – 72 – 36 – 24 – 11 – UNFINISHED REBUILDING
Number cruise ship – 7 – Total grt//Total passenger – 40505,21 – 2202
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 1,57% – 1,82%

1999
AMBASSADOR II – 1970 – PRINS OBERON – 11403 – 1600 – 0 – 90 – 18 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
GALAPAGOS DISCOVERY – 1962 – ILLIRIA – 3488 – 148 – 74 – 90 – 18 – FIRE
GULF FANTASY – 1961 – FRITZ HECKERT – 8115 – 377 – 0 – 161 – 13,8 – BROKEN UP
HAI DA – 1964 – CENTAUR – 8261 – 200 – 71 – 20 – BROKEN UP
LEONID SOBINOV – 1954 – SAXONIA – 22260 – 800 – 292 – 380 – 20 – BROKEN UP
PHILIPPINES – 1952 – AUGUSTUS – 27090 – 500 – 493 – 21 – TRADING AS HOTEL SHIP
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE – 1917 – LANDKIRCHEN – 196 – 30 – 14 – SUNK
SUN VISTA – 1964 – GALILEO GALILEI – 30440 – 1398 – 553 – 580 – 24 – SUNK
TATARIYA – 1963 – 3422 – 0 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
THE IRIS – 1982 – KONSTANTIN SIMONOV – 12588 – 650 – 231 – 192 – 19 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
ZI YU LAN – 1995 – ZI YU LAN – 16071 – 392 – 122 – 95 – 20 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 11 – Total grt//Total passenger – 143334 – 5595
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 5,55% – 4,63%

2000
GOLDEN PRINCESS – 1967 – FINLANDIA – 12475 – 740 – 252 – 232 – 22 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
ARAFURA LILY – 1996 – ZI DING XIANG – 12304 – 348 – 95 – 94 – 20 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
BELOFIN I – 1932 – MONTEREY – 15412 – 960 – 463 – 525 – 21,5 – SUNK
CITY OF HYDRA – 1955 – CLAYMORE – 1021 – 500 – 0 – 12,5 – SUNK
GEORG OTS – 1980 – 12549 – 1000 – 120 – 20 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
GOLDEN TRADE – 1988 – AMERICANA – 19203 – 108 – 54 – 44 – 18,2 – TRADING AS CONTAINERSHIP
MACAU SUCCESS – 1974 – GOLDEN ODYSSEY – 6757 – 489 – 227 – 215 – 21 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
OMEGA – 1962 – UZBEKISTAN – 3696 – 360 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
ORIENT PRINCESS – 1967 – YAOHUA – 10298 – 488 – 177 – 18,5 – TRADING AS FLOATING RESTAURANT
ORPHEU – 1948 – MUNSTER – 4075 – 318 – 152 – 140 – 15 – BROKEN UP
SEABREEZE I – 1958 – FEDERICO C – 21010 – 1250 – 421 – 410 – 20 – SUNK
STEFAN – 1952 – MAASDAM – 11693 – 819 – 337 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
WORLD DISCOVERER – 1974 – BEWA DISCOVERER – 3153 – 140 – 71 – 75 – 16,5 – GROUNDED
YU JIN XIANG – 1995 – 12304 – 348 – 95 – 94 – 20 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
Number cruise ship – 14 – Total grt//Total passenger – 145950 – 7868
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 5,65% – 6,51%

2001
AMERICAN CLASSIC(2) – 2005 – 71000 – 1900 – 22 – UNFINISHED BUILDING
AMERIKANIS – 1952 – KENYA CASTLE – 12795 – 609 – 306 – 400 – 19,5 – BROKEN UP
CAPE COD LIGHT – 2002 – 4800 – 226 – 113 – 77 – 10 – UNFINISHED BUILDING
CLASSICA – 1951 – PROVENCE – 16495 – 1019 – 332 – 300 – 19 – BROKEN UP
MILLENNIUM QUEEN – 1962 – PRINCESA LEOPOLDINA – 9520 – 434 – 144 – 164 – 17 – BROKEN UP
MING FAI PRINCESS – 1972 – SHIRETOKO MARU – 11174 – 1070 – 334 – 18,75 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
PEARL OF SCANDINAVIA – 1989 – ATHENA – 40022 – 1984 – 606 – 215 – 21 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
PRIDE OF AMERICA – 2004 – 71000 – 1900 – 22 – UNFINISHED BUILDING
SEA – 1957 – GRIPSHOLM – 23292 – 786 – 358 – 300 – 19 – SUNK
SHIN SAKURA MARU – 1972 – 19811 – 552 – 142 – 100 – 15 – BROKEN UP
STAR OF VENICE – 1956 – LEDA – 6269 – 484 – 186 – 186 – 17 – BROKEN UP
SUN – 1964 – SHALON – 17891 – 936 – 419 – 360 – 20 – SUNK
TEMIS – 1960 – KONINGIN WILHELMINA – 4952 – 1200 – 0 – 20 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 13 – Total grt//Total passenger – 309021 – 13100
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 11,96% – 10,85%

2002
COSTA RIVIERA – 1963 – GUGLIELMO MARCONI – 30340 – 1500 – 462 – 654 – 20 – BROKEN UP
JIA RI – 1986 – BAI LING – 7717 – 0 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
LA PALMA – 1952 – FERDINAND DE LESSEPS – 8619 – 790 – 326 – 230 – 17 – BROKEN UP
NEPTUNE – 1955 – METEOR – 2402 – 208 – 93 – 105 – 15,5 – BROKEN UP
PRINCESA AMOROSA – 1957 – SCOTTISH COAST – 4858 – 308 – 136 – 130 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
TALLINN – 1960 – SVANETIA – 3290 – 230 – 70 – 14,5 – BROKEN UP
TERRA AUSTRALIS – 1984 – SAVANNAH – 1899 – 114 – 55 – 40 – FIRE
WIND SONG – 1987 – 5703,5 – 170 – 74 – 91 – 13 – FIRE
Number cruise ship – 8 – Total grt//Total passenger – 64828,5 – 3320
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 2,51% – 2,75%

2003
ALBATROS – 1957 – SYLVANIA – 24803 – 1100 – 470 – 340 – 20 – BROKEN UP
APOLLON I – 1961 – EMPRESS OF CANADA – 18261 – 1240 – 457 – 550 – 20 – BROKEN UP
ARANUI III – 2003 – 2500 – 207 – 88 – 42 – 15 – TRADING AS PASSENGER LINER
ASSEDO – 1968 – SHOTA RUSTAVELI – 20499 – 608 – 247 – 350 – 20 – BROKEN UP
BIG RED BOAT III – 1961 – TRASVAAL CASTLE – 31793 – 1400 – 580 – 580 – 22,5 – BROKEN UP
CITY OF CORFU – 1952 – MAID OF ARGYLL – 491 – 0 – SUNK
CLEOPATRA II – 1969 – GEORGI KIRKOV – 1264 – 330 – 29 – 30 – 12,5 – BROKEN UP
COPA CASINO – 1951 – RYNDAM – 9114 – 16,5 – SUNK
DOLPHIN IV – 1956 – ZION – 8854 – 684 – 281 – 290 – 19 – BROKEN UP
ENCHANTED ISLE – 1958 – ARGENTINA – 14208 – 731 – 367 – 350 – 21 – BROKEN UP
GENERAL ALEXANDER – 1944 – ADMIRAL R.E.COONTZ – 0 – 618 – 19 – BROKEN UP
GENERAL MAURICE ROSE – 1945 – ADMIRAL HUGH RODMAN – 0 – 19 – BROKEN UP
LONG JIE – 1972 – SUN VIKING – 18559 – 800 – 380 – 320 – 21 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
MAYAN EMPRESS – 1967 – WINSTON CHURCHILL – 10513 – 757 – 232 – 22 – BROKEN UP
OCEAN BREEZE – 1955 – SOUTHERN CROSS – 21667 – 946 – 391 – 380 – 0,2 – BROKEN UP
ROGALIN – 1972 – AALLOTAR – 10241 – 984 – 210 – 127 – BROKEN UP
SEAWIND CROWN – 1961 – INFANTE DOM HENRIQUE – 23145 – 823 – 367 – 311 – 20 – BROKEN UP
STELLA OCEANIS – 1966 – APHRODITE – 3963 – 369 – 159 – 140 – 15 – BROKEN UP
STELLA SOLARIS – 1953 – CAMBODGE – 10595 – 700 – 329 – 330 – 21 – BROKEN UP
THE TOPAZ – 1956 – EMPRESS OF BRITAIN – 18953 – 1240 – 482 – 550 – 19 – TRADING AS FLOATING UNIVERSITY
Number cruise ship – 20 – Total grt//Total passenger – 249423 – 12919
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 9,65% – 10,70%

2004
NEPTUNE – 1976 – KARELIYA – 15065 – 775 – 237 – 250 – 22 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
AMBASADOR I – 1958 – JEDINSTVO – 2329 – 86 – 53 – 90 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
ANTONINA NEZHDANOVA – 1977 – 4254 – 188 – 48 – 100 – 13 – BROKEN UP
ATALANTE – 1953 – TAHITIEN – 12614 – 620 – 242 – 140 – 0,16 – BROKEN UP
CONSTELLATION – 2002 – SUN BAY II – 2842 – 96 – 46 – 54 – 13,5 – CONVERTED PRIVATE YACHT
DARLI – 1959 – HARDANGERFJORD – 967 – 80 – 35 – 25 – 12 – TRADING AS HOTEL SHIP
EMPRESS – 1966 – SUNWARD – 10558 – 550 – 150 – 195 – 20 – BROKEN UP
EXPLORER – 2002 – OLYMPIC EXPLORER – 24391 – 832 – 416 – 360 – 27 – TRADING AS FLOATING UNIVERSITY
FEDOR SHALYAPIN – 1955 – IVERNIA – 22296 – 800 – 292 – 380 – 20 – BROKEN UP
LILI MARLEEN – 1994 – 704 – 50 – 25 – 25 – 0,12 – CONVERTED PRIVATE YACHT
NOAHS ARK – 1979 – TAYGETOS – 9000 – 500 – 250 – 240 – 18 – BROKEN UP
OCEAN EXPLORER I – 1944 – GENERAL W.P. RICHARDSON – 18926 – 1050 – 396 – 425 – 14 – BROKEN UP
OLGA SADOVSKAYA – 1977 – OLGA SADOVSKAYA – 4250 – 188 – 48 – 100 – 13 – BROKEN UP
PRINCESA VICTORIA – 1936 – DUNNOTTAR CASTLE – 11541 – 714 – 287 – 330 – 16 – BROKEN UP
PRINCESS ROWENA – 1979 – CIUDAD DE PALMA – 11513 – 982 – 0 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
REGAL VOYAGER – 1971 – MASSALIA – 12547 – 622 – 159 – 84 – 16 – BROKEN UP
REGINA MARIS – 1929 – ORION – 4007 – 231 – 88 – 100 – 15 – BROKEN UP
ROCHDALE ONE – 1977 – AYVAZOVSKIY – 7662 – 664 – 84 – 145 – 18 – TRADING AS HOTEL SHIP
SEA HARMONY – 1957 – STATENDAM – 24414 – 1131 – 476 – 450 – 18 – BROKEN UP
TARAS SHEVCHENKO – 1966 – 21100 – 712 – 287 – 370 – 20 – BROKEN UP
TEXAS TREASURE – 1968 – ST. GEORGE – 7216 – 1170 – 98 – 236 – 19,5 – BROKEN UP
TEXAS TREASURE II – 1968 – JOHN HAMILTON GRAY – 11259 – 30 – 17 – BROKEN UP
TURAMA – 1990 – DELFIN CARAVELLE – 7560 – 260 – 178 – 120 – 15,5 – CONVERTED PRIVATE YACHT
UNIVERSE EXPLORER – 1958 – BRASIL – 22162 – 736 – 369 – 365 – 21 – BROKEN UP
VERGINA SKY – 1971 – YOFU MARU – 4668 – 1200 – 119 – 17 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 25 – Total grt//Total passenger – 273845 – 14237
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 10,60% – 11,79%

2005
ROYAL PACIFIC – 1967 – LAS PALMAS DE G.CANARIA – 9725 – 486 – 231 – 163 – 21 – FIRE
ASIA STAR – 1992 – RADISSON DIAMOND – 20295 – 354 – 177 – 150 – 12,5 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
BIG RED BOAT II – 1966 – EUGENIO C – 32753 – 1396 – 506 – 580 – 15,5 – BROKEN UP
CHINA SEA DISCOVERY – 1956 – CARINTHIA – 24799 – 906 – 464 – 450 – 20 – BROKEN UP
COCO EXPLORER I – 1967 – SANTA MARIA DE LA CARID – 1341,22 – 120 – 56 – 53 – BROKEN UP
CROWN – 1966 – BLACK WATCH – 9499 – 0 – TRADING AS HOTEL SHIP
EL SAFA – 1972 – SVEA REGINA – 10341 – 0 – BROKEN UP
MEDOUSA – 1961 – KRONPRINS HARALD – 7034 – 577 – 0 – 20 – BROKEN UP
PRINCESA CYPRIA – 1968 – PRINSESSE MARGRETHE – 9989 – 952 – 0 – 100 – 21 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 9 – Total grt//Total passenger – 125776,22 – 4791
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 4,87% – 3,97%

2006
FARAH – 1981 – LEV TOLSTOY – 12811 – 650 – 230 – 174 – 19 – TRADING AS CAR FERRY
GREEN COAST – 1960 – LITVA – 4992 – 333 – 95 – 115 – 17 – SUNK
ISLAND EXPLORER – 1964 – NORDNORGE – 2623 – 600 – 0 – 16,5 – BROKEN UP
MONTEREY – 1952 – FREE STATE MARINER – 20046 – 638 – 300 – 280 – 20 – BROKEN UP
NORWAY – 1961 – FRANCE – 76049 – 2555 – 1039 – 875 – 16 – BROKEN UP
OLYMPIA I – 1953 – ACHILLEUS – 5119 – 325 – 128 – 17 – BROKEN UP
PEARL CRUISE II – 1964 – POSEIDON – 1358 – 805 – 0 – 21 – BROKEN UP
PRINCE – 1962 – SVEA JARL – 5097 – 332 – 126 – 200 – 17 – BROKEN UP
QUEEN CONSTANTINA – 1966 – 33 ORIENTALES – 6497 – 503 – 208 – 160 – 15 – BROKEN UP
SIRITARA OCEAN QUEEN – 1964 – BASHKIRIYA – 6092 – 314 – 97 – 15,9 – SUNK
TROPIC SEA – 1966 – PRINSES PAOLA – 4548 – 858 – 0 – 180 – 22 – BROKEN UP
Number cruise ship – 11 – Total grt//Total passenger – 145232 – 7913
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 5,62% – 6,55%

2007
DAWANI – 1989 – RENAISSANCE – 4077 – 111 – 50 – 67 – 17 – CONVERTED PRIVATE YACHT
GANN – 1982 – NARVIK – 4072 – 410 – 151 – 17,5 – TRADING AS TRAINING SHIP
OCEANIC II – 1966 – KUNGSHOLM – 28891 – 743 – 365 – 380 – 21 – TRADING AS FLOATING UNIVERSITY
ODESSA I – 1974 – PRINS HENRIK OF DENMARK – 13253 – 572 – 241 – 260 – 19 – BROKEN UP
ROYALE STAR – 1980 – DIMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH – 9878 – 404 – 177 – 174 – 19 – TRADING AS FLOATING CASINO
SEA DIAMOND – 1986 – BIRKA PRINCESS – 22412 – 1500 – 584 – 160 – 18 – SUNK
Number cruise ship – 6 – Total grt//Total passenger – 82583 – 3740
GRT year/Total GRT retired//Pass year/Total pass.capacity – 3,20% – 3,10%
Total number cruise ships – 230 – Total GRT retired/ Total pass capacity – 2584316,93 – 120787

LAID-UP CRUISE SHIPS
(Updated June 29, 2004)
From – Cruise ship – Year – Built as – G.R.T. – Pasmax – Cabins – Crew – Speed

1987
KRONPRINSESSAN MARTHA – 1929 – KRONPRINSESSE MARTHA – 908 – 36 – 18 – 23 – 13
Number cruise ship laid – 1 – Total grt//Total passenger – 908 – 36
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 0,17% – 0,13%

1995
ATLANTIS – 1967 – STAFFORD – 7632 – 700 – 156 – 20
HERMES – 1956 – JUGOSLAVIJA – 2536 – 600 – 18
ODESSA I – 1974 – PRINS HENRIK OF DENMARK – 13253 – 572 – 241 – 260 – 19
Number cruise ship laid – 3 – Total grt//Total passenger – 23421 – 1872
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 4,48% – 6,58%

1996
ISLAND EXPLORER – 1964 – NORDNORGE – 2623 – 600 – 0 – 16,5
MARIA KOSMAS – 1980 – H.M.A.S.COOK – 3344 – 318 – 115 – 90 – 17
PRINCESSA ELENA – 1991 – METANGULA – 2964 – 0
Number cruise ship laid – 3 – Total grt//Total passenger – 8931 – 918
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 1,71% – 3,22%

1997
FINNMARKEN – 1956 – 2189 – 585 – 0 – 16
KONG OLAV – 1964 – 2637 – 700 – 0 – 16,7
TROPIC SEA – 1966 – PRINSES PAOLA – 4548 – 858 – 0 – 180 – 22
Number cruise ship laid – 3 – Total grt//Total passenger – 9374 – 2143
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 1,79% – 7,53%

1998
MABUHAY SUNSHINE – 1983 – SUNSHINE FUJI – 7262 – 1211 – 19,5
SOUNDS OF SETO – 1966 – TOSA MARU – 5059 – 881 – 57 – 15,25
TARAS SHEVCHENKO – 1966 – 21100 – 712 – 287 – 370 – 20
TEXAS TREASURE – 1968 – ST. GEORGE – 7216 – 1170 – 98 – 236 – 19,5
Number cruise ship laid – 4 – Total grt//Total passenger – 40637 – 3974
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 7,77% – 13,96%

1999
CARIB VACATIONER – 1971 – CRAIGAVON – 2446 – 170 – 74 – 29 – 13,3
KLAUDIYA YELANSKAYA – 1977 – 3923 – 186 – 52 – 80 – 13
PRINCESA MARISSA – 1966 – FINNHANSA – 10487 – 853 – 300 – 18
Number cruise ship laid – 3 – Total grt//Total passenger – 16856 – 1209
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 3,23% – 4,25%

2000
AEGEAN GLORY – 1972 – MYKINAI – 1035 – 0 – 0,18
BIG RED BOAT II – 1966 – EUGENIO C – 32753 – 1396 – 506 – 580 – 15,5
BIG RED BOAT III – 1961 – TRASVAAL CASTLE – 31793 – 1400 – 580 – 580 – 22,5
BYBLOS – 1966 – BLACK WATCH – 9499 – 0
ENCHANTED CAPRI – 1975 – AZERBAYDZHAN – 15409 – 635 – 230 – 240 – 22
IASON – 1965 – EROS – 4561 – 310 – 139 – 120 – 15
OCEAN EXPLORER I – 1944 – GENERAL W.P. RICHARDSON – 18926 – 1050 – 396 – 425 – 14
REMBRANDT – 1959 – ROTTERDAM – 37783 – 1438 – 580 – 659 – 20,5
RIVIERA I – 1967 – LAS PALMAS DE G.CANARIA – 9725 – 486 – 188 – 163 – 21
SKORPIOS I – 1980 – 0
ST.TROPEZ – 1975 – CASTALIA – 9511 – 682 – 0 – 17
Number cruise ship laid – 11 – Total grt//Total passenger – 170995 – 7397
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 32,72% – 25,98%

2001
CAPE MAY LIGHT – 2001 – 4800 – 226 – 113 – 77 – 10
CARIBIC STAR – 1968 – VICENTE PUCHOL – 4980 – 342 – 137 – 99 – 17,5
INDEPENDENCE – 1950 – INDEPENDENCE – 20220 – 1000 – 388 – 350 – 22,5
JOYWAVE – 1966 – 33 ORIENTALES – 6497 – 503 – 208 – 160 – 15
KALLISTI – 1962 – FREE ENTERPRISE – 2899 – 1400 – 0 – 18
LYUBOV ORLOVA – 1974 – LYUBOV ORLOVA – 4251 – 124 – 61 – 110 – 13
NAUTICA – 2000 – R SIX – 30277 – 702 – 348 – 372 – 18
R FIVE – 2000 – 30277 – 702 – 348 – 372 – 18
REGINA MARIS – 1929 – ORION – 4007 – 231 – 88 – 100 – 15
ROCHDALE ONE – 1977 – AYVAZOVSKIY – 7662 – 664 – 84 – 145 – 18
SKY – 1992 – REGINA RENAISSANCE – 4200 – 114 – 50 – 67 – 16
SUN – 1991 – RENAISSANCE SEVEN – 4280 – 114 – 50 – 67 – 16
THE JASMINE – 1981 – LEV TOLSTOY – 9878 – 496 – 0 – 20
Number cruise ship laid – 13 – Total grt//Total passenger – 134228 – 6618
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 25,68% – 23,25%

2002
ANTONINA NEZHDANOVA – 1977 – 4254 – 188 – 48 – 100 – 13
MARIYA YERMOLOVA – 1974 – 3941 – 262 – 55 – 110 – 13
OLVIRA – 1964 – BASHKIRIYA – 6092 – 314 – 97 – 15,9
THE MERCURY – 1989 – RENAISSANCE – 4077 – 111 – 50 – 67 – 17
THE NEPTUNE – 1990 – RENAISSANCE TWO – 4077 – 111 – 50 – 67 – 17
Number cruise ship laid – 5 – Total grt//Total passenger – 22441 – 986
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 4,29% – 3,46%

2003
BORDEAUX – 1960 – BREMERHAVEN – 2682 – 180 – 93 – 110 – 15
NORWAY – 1961 – FRANCE – 76049 – 2555 – 1039 – 875 – 16
Number cruise ship laid – 2 – Total grt//Total passenger – 78731 – 2735
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 15,06% – 9,61%

2004
CARIBE – 1948 – STOCKHOLM – 16144 – 580 – 260 – 236 – 19
Number cruise ship laid – 1 – Total grt//Total passenger – 16144 – 580
GRT year/Total GRT laid up//Pass year/Total pass.capacity laid – 3,09% – 2,04%

Total number cruise ships laid – 49 – Total GRT laid up/ Total pass capacity laid – 522666 – 28468

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About Michael L. Grace

MICHAEL L. GRACE is part of the award winning team that created the internationally performed award winning musical SNOOPY, based on PEANUTS by Charles M. Schultz. SNOOPY continues to be one of the most produced shows (amateur & stock) in America/Worldwide and has had long running productions in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and in London's West End. There are over 100 individual productions every year. He has written movies for TV, including the award-winning thriller LADY KILLER, various pilots and developed screenplays for Kevin Costner and John Travolta. Besides co-writing and co-producing SNOOPY, he wrote and produced the one-man play KENNEDY. He produced P.S. YOUR CAT IS DEAD by pulitzer prize winning author James Kirkwood. He wrote the stage thriller FINAL CUT which had productions in the UK, South Africa and Australia. His one-man play, KENNEDY - THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH, was developed for HBO and has starred Andrew Stevens, Gregory Harrison and Joseph Bottoms. He has recently been involved in European productions with CLT-UFA, Europe's leading commercial television and radio broadcaster. He wrote MOWs THE DOLL COLLECTION, THE BOTTOM LINE and LAST WITNESS for German television. While in college and graduate school he worked as a foreign correspondent for COMBAT, the famous leftwing Paris daily, and as a travel writer. He visited more than 50 countries. He struggled as an actor, then joined the enemy and entered the training program at William Morris. He became a publicist and worked for Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager, at Paramount and MGM. He followed with a brief stint as a story executive, working in the frantic horror genre period of the early 80s and wrote THE UNSEEN. He went onto write for episodic television and develop series pilots. He was a continuing writer on such series such as LOVE BOAT, PAPER DOLLS, and KNOTS LANDING. He developed screenplays for such major award winning directors as Nicolas Meyers, Tony Richardson and J. Lee Thompson. He has written for all the major networks and studios. He has been hired numerous times as a script doctor, doing many uncredited rewrites on TV movies and features. He is currently writing A PERSON OF INTEREST, a thriller novel, and, IT'S THE LOVE BOAT... AND HOW IT CHANGED CRUISING BY SHIP a non-fiction book dealing with how the hit TV series as a major cultural phenomenon and altered the style of cruising by ship. He was raised in Los Angeles. He attended St. Paul's, USC and the Pasadena Playhouse. He received a B.A from San Francisco State University where he majored in theatre arts and minored in creative writing. He is listed as a SFSU leading alumni. He also apprenticed at ACT - The American Conservatory Theatre. For a brief period he had intentions of becoming an Episcopal(Anglican) priest and attended seminary at Kelham Theological College in the UK. When "the calling" wasn't there, he left seminary and did graduate work at the American University of Beirut. He has guest lectured at USC, UC San Diego, McGill, Univ. of London and the Univ. of Texas on the business aspects of making a living and surviving as a writer, focusing on development hell, in the Hollywood entertainment industry. Grace is a lifetime member of the Writers Guild of America, the Dramatist Guild and former regional chairman of the Steamship Historical Society of America. He resides in Palm Springs.

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