Adventure of the Seas

Adventure of the Seas is a Voyager-class cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean International.[7]

Adventure of the Seas anchored off Bar Harbor in June 2019.
History
Bahamas
Name: Adventure of the Seas
Owner: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Operator: Royal Caribbean International
Port of registry: 2001 onwards: Nassau,  Bahamas
Route: Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada
Ordered: 24 April 1997[1]
Builder: Kværner Masa-Yards Turku New Shipyard, Finland[1]
Cost: $500 million[2]
Yard number: 1346
Laid down: 17 June 1998[1]
Launched: 5 January 2001[1]
Christened:
  • 10 November 2001 by Kevin Hannafin (FDNY), Tara Stackpole (FDNY), Margaret McDonnell (NYPD), Sgt. Richard Lucas (NYPD)
  • in New York City[2][3]
Completed: 26 October 2001[1]
Maiden voyage: 18 November 2001[4]
In service: 2001–Present
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Voyager-class cruise ship
Tonnage:
Length: 311 m (1,020 ft)[1]
Beam:
  • 38.6 m (127 ft) (waterline)
  • 49.1 m (161 ft) (extreme)[1]
Draft: 9.1 m (30 ft)[1]
Depth: 11.7 m (38 ft)[1]
Decks: 15 decks
Installed power: 6 × Wärtsilä 12V46 (6 × 12,600 kW)
Propulsion:
Speed: 22.5 knots (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph)
Capacity: 3,114 passengers[4]
Crew: 1,180

She was built at Kværner Masa-Yards Turku New Shipyard, Finland and completed in 2001.

The ship's godparents are Tara Stackpole and Kevin Hannafin of the New York Fire Department along with Margaret McDonnell and Richard Lucas of the NYPD; both agencies suffered numerous casualties in the September 11 attacks, which occurred two months prior to her maiden voyage.[8]


Areas of operation

Adventure of the Seas has cruised both from United States ports to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Canada and from European ports to Baltic, Mediterranean, and Northern European destinations.[9][10][11]

Facilities

Adventure of the Seas has an outdoor movie screen, an Aqua Park, cyclone and typhoon water slides, as well as a FlowRider.[12]

References

  1. "Adventure of the Seas (20125)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  2. Ward, Douglas (2005). Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships. Singapore: Berlitz. ISBN 981-246-510-3.
  3. "Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas Fact Sheet". Marine Link. Royal Caribbean. 5 December 2001. Retrieved 7 July 2009.
  4. "Adventure of the Seas". Royal Caribbean International. Retrieved 7 July 2008.
  5. "Adventure of the Seas (38353)". Port State Information Exchange. United States Coast Guard.
  6. "Adventure of the Seas (IMO: 9167227)". vesseltracker.com. Retrieved 6 July 2009.
  7. Ward, Douglas (2009). Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships (18th ed.). Singapore: Berlitz. ISBN 978-981-268-564-3.
  8. http://boards.cruisecritic.com/printthread.php?t=903431 FDNY NYPD
  9. Hall, Joanna (27 May 2012). "Britain rules the waves". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  10. Witthaus, Michele (18 May 2012). "Nine RCI ships for Europe". Cruise and Ferry. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  11. "San Juan Cruise Departures". www.cruisecompete.com. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  12. "Adventure of the Seas to Receive Water Slides, FlowRiders & Izumi Restaurant During Dry Dock". Cruise Critic. Retrieved 7 June 2016.

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