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Saturday, December 7, 2019

    Dawn Princess

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    Dawn Princess
    Dawn Princess

    Dawn Princess (Princess Cruises)

    Overview

    Dawn Princess is the second of three Sun-class ships ordered by Princess Cruises. She was eventually targeted to replace Pacific Princess but these plans were changed and they used Sun Princess instead. During her 2009 dry dock and refurbishment she was fitted with the popular Movies Under the Stars big screen facility on her pool deck, making her the tenth Princess Cruises’ ship to have this popular entertainment option.

    She primarily operates out of ports of Australia and regularly performs circumnavigations of New Zealand and occasional cruises to Whitsundays and Vanuatu. Her popularity with Australians has led to Princess Cruises keeping her in the Australian market year after year.

    Trivia

    Dawn Princess will be transferred to P&O Cruises Australia in May 2017 as Pacific Explorer

    Ship info

    Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
    Status:In service
    Ship size:Resort Ship
    Ship class:Sun
    Sister ships: None
    Passengers:1,998
    Staterooms:999
    Total crew:924
    Ship length:261.3 m
    Ship beam:32.3 m
    Ship draft:8.1 m
    Tonnage:77,741
    No. of decks:10
    Elevators:11
    Service speed:22.0 knots
    Onboard currency:US Dollar
    Registry port:Hamilton (Bermuda)
    IMO number:9103996
    Call sign:ZCBU2
     

    Build details

    Shipyard:
    Build date:1995
    Build cost:$300 million USD
    Entered service:May 1997