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Pacific Jewel and Pacific Dawn cruise ships itinerary, information & images.

NAMES

PACIFIC JEWEL (OCEAN VILLAGE 2) (AIDA BLU)  (CROWN PRINCESS)

CLASS

CRUISE SHIP

ENT/SERVICE

1990

BUILT

FINCANTIERI / MONFALCONE / ITALY

WEIGHT

70,285 TONS

LENGTH

805 FEET

WIDTH

106 FEET

SPEED

19.5 KNOTS - DIESEL ELECTRIC ENGINES

Crown Princess was the first of two cruise ships in this class to enter service for Princess Cruises. The second cruise ship in this class, Regal Princess, entered service in 1991.These two ships followed Princess Cruises 63,525-ton Star Princess that entered service in 1988.

Crown Princess has 11 passenger decks, 2 pools, 5 bars, casino, fitness center, 740-seat theatre, 624 outside cabins with 184 having balconies, 171 inside cabins, can carry over 1,500 passengers and a crew of 690.

Crown Princess was operated on cruises from Fort Lauderdale - Caribbean, Fort Lauderdale - San Diego via the Panama Canal, New England - Canada, Trans Atlantic, and cruises throughout the Mediterranean & Northern Europe. P&O transferred her to their German based Aida cruise line in 2002 to be operated under the name Aida Blu.

Aida Blu was transferred to P&Os Ocean Village cruise line in 2007 to be operated under the name Ocean Village 2 out of Palma/Majorca - various Mediterranean ports. Ocean Village was closed down in 2009 with Ocean Village 2 being transferred to P&O Cruises Australia to operated as their Pacific Jewel.

Regal Princess was normally operated by Princess Cruises on cruises from Los Angeles - Panama Canal and Hawaii. Regal Princess was transferred to P&O Cruises Australia in 2007 to be operated under the name Pacific Dawn.

Pacific Jewel's Itinerary is out of Sydney, Australia from 3 to 16 nights. Reviews.

Pacific Dawn's Itineray is out of Brisbane, Australia from 7 to 12 nights. Reviews.

Website: www.pocruises.com.au.

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Pacific Jewel at Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia Large Image.

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