Thursday, August 31, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Seen in Bunny Street, Wellington, in the 1970s. For lots more, see the book Wellington Transport Memories
at 5:50 PM
|a view in Oslo, no date|
|a view in Hobart, 1976|
"Royal Viking Sky was built by Oy Wärtsilä Ab, Helsinki, in June 1973 for Kloster Cruise Line, Bergen. She entered service for Royal Viking Line, which was originally owned by a consortium of owners including Kloster.
"Royal Viking Sky was the third of three sister ships, the others being Royal Viking Star (1972) and Royal Viking Sea (November 1973). In 1987, Royal Viking Sky was transferred fully to Kloster Group ownership, and in 1991 was assigned to Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) as the Sunward."
Dimensions: 177.74 metres (583 ft) x 25.2 m (83 ft) x 15.2 m
Machinery: Twin screw. Four 9-cylinder Wärtsilä – Sulzer 9ZH 40/48 diesel engines: 13,420 kW Service speed: 21.5 knots
Passengers: 536; 559 max. Crew 326.
at 4:51 PM
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
See the book Strait Crossing: the ferries of Cook Strait through time by Victor Young.
at 5:47 PM