|Photographer:||jackosan [View profile]||Title:||CORAL PRINCESS||Added:||May 24, 2019|
|Captured:||December 01, 1971||IMO:||5284792||Hits:||181|
|Location:||Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
||Cruise Ships and Liners built 1961-1970|
|Cruise ship “Coral Princess” at Ocean Terminal, Kowloon, Hong Kong, November 1971
Owner: China Navigation Co., Hong Kong
Manager: John Swire & Co. Ltd., London
Port of registry: Hong Kong
Builder: Cia. Euskalduna, Olaveaga, Bilbao. Spain (Hull 156)
Gross tons: 9,639
Length overall: 145.6 m
Max. draft: 5.5 m
Engines; 2 x 8-cylinder B&W diesels, 9,200 b.h.p., by Soc. Espanola de Const., Bilbao
Service speed: 17 knots
Passenger capacity: 480
Completed August 1962 as "Princessa Leopoldina" for Cia. Nacional de Nav. Costeria Autarquia Federal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Employed on coastal passenger services. Ownership later transferred to Cia. de Nav. Lloyd Brasiliero, Rio de Janeiro.
Bought June 1970 by C.N.Co., converted for cruising at the company's Taikoo Dockyard, Hong Kong; entered service May 1971.
Sold May1990 to Universal Boss Ltd., Hong Kong, then transferred to Ming Ren Development & Enterprises, Hong Kong; renamed "Cora Princess"
Management transferred to Sembawang Johnson Management Pte., Singapore, 1993; reverted to “Coral Princess”
Sold 2000 to Universal Summit Ltd., Panama, renamed "Millenium Queen"
Sold June 2001 for scrapping at Alang, India