REPOWERED FREIGHTER PRESSED INTO CRUISELINE SERVICE

The ro/ro ship BEGONIA, built in 1974, has been converted to a small but luxurious cruise ship and renamed the EXPLORER STARSHIP. The vessel carries 250 passengers in 124 staterooms and has a crew of 114. It is 124 m in length and 16 m in beam. Cruising speed is 16 knots. The emphasis in this description is on the propulsion system of the converted ship.

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  • Accession Number: 00655866
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM