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Photo Details
Photographer:Marc Piché [View profile]Title:ROYAL VIKING SKYAdded:Apr 20, 2007
Captured:IMO:7218395Hits:877
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 1971-1980
Description:
Royal Viking Lines' trend setting ROYAL VIKING SKY as shown while downbound on the St.Lawrence River off Varennes, Québec, on September 29, 1984. Marc Piché photo.
Vessel Identification
Name:Boudicca
IMO:7218395
Flag:Bahamas
MMSI:309964000
Callsign:C6VA3
Former name(s):
- Grand Latino (Until 2005 Nov)
- Superstar Capricorn (Until 2004 Feb 20)
- Hyundai Kumgang (Until 2001 Oct)
- Superstar Capricorn (Until 1998 Aug)
- Golden Princess (Until 1996 Dec)
- Sunward (Until 1993 May)
- Birka Queen (Until 1992 Dec)
- Sunward (Until 1992 May)
- Royal Viking Sky (Until 1991 Nov)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:28,551 tons
Summer DWT:5,956 tons
Length:205 m
Beam:26 m
Draught:7.4 m

Additional Information
Home port:Nassau
Class society:Det Norske Veritas
Build year:1973
AIS Information
Last known position:
39°38’3.9” N, 9°38’44.88” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
17.5kts, 22° (23°)
Destination:
Location:Arrecife,lanzarotd
Arrival:5th Dec 2016
07:00:46 UTC
Last update:
2 days 15 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2016 December 5th, 07:00:46 UTCArrecife,lanzarotd
2016 December 4th, 07:00:26 UTCLas Palmas
2016 November 20th, 04:00:35 UTCLiverpool
2016 November 13th, 07:00:20 UTCTenerife
2016 November 12th, 07:00:03 UTCAgadir Morocco
2016 November 10th, 11:30:28 UTCLisbon
2016 November 7th, 04:30:24 UTCLiverpool, Uk
2016 November 4th, 09:30:28 UTCLeixoes, Portugal
2016 November 2nd, 06:00:17 UTCAlmeria, Spain
2016 October 30th, 06:00:19 UTCCatania Italy
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Photo Comments (3)

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Lanaud on Mar 15, 2005 17:39 (11 years ago)
Beutiful photo Marc. Sun going down, right? :-P

The yellowish hue in the water makes for a more interesting photo.
Marc Piché on Mar 15, 2005 13:41 (11 years ago)
Actually Holger, she is shown in her lenghtened version which was done as you say in the early 80s. However I took this photo in 1984 shortly after the modifications were done to her.

Marc
Holger Jaschob on Mar 15, 2005 13:23 (11 years ago)
Marc,

another fine photo of a fine ship. She was lengthend together with her sisterships ROYAL VIKING SEA and ROAYL VIKING STAR in the early 1980ies in Bremerhaven at Seebeckwerft. I suppose your photo was taken before she went to Bremerhaven. One of this trio is now the ALBATROS who is a regular visitor to Columbus Cruise Center in Bremerhaven.

Regards,
Holger
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