Celebrity Galaxy

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NAMES

MEIN SCHIFF (GALAXY)

CLASS

CRUISE SHIP

ENT/SERVICE

1996

BUILT

MEYER WERFT / PAPENBURG / GERMANY

WEIGHT

77,713 TONS

LENGTH

866 FEET

WIDTH

105 FEET

SPEED

21.5 KNOTS - DIESEL ENGINES

Galaxy was the first of two cruise ships in this class built for Celebrity Cruises. Her sister ship Mercury entered service in 1997. These two ships followed Celebrity’s 70,606-ton Century that entered service in 1995.

This class of cruise ship has 10 passenger decks, 4 pools, 9 bars, casino, fitness center, 937 seat theatre, 639 out side cabins of which 220 have verandas, 296 inside cabins, can carry 1,870 passengers and a crew of 909.

Galaxy was operated on cruises out of Civitavecchia/Rome - various ports throughout the Mediterranean, and from San Juan/Puerto Rico - Caribbean. Galaxy was transferred to the German TUI Cruises in 2009 to be operated under the name Mein Schiff 1.

Mercury was mainly operated on cruises out of Vancouver - Alaska 7 nights, and Baltimore & Charlston - Bahamas & Caribbean. Mercury was also transferred to the German TUI Cruises in 2011 to be operated under the name Mein Schiff 2.

Websites US: www.celebritycruises.com. UK: www.celebritycruises.co.uk & tuicruises.com.

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