Norwegian Dawn

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Norwegian Dawn Leaving Boston Harbor (cropped).jpg
Norwegian Dawn departing Boston Harbor
Name: 2002–: Norwegian Dawn
Owner: Norwegian Cruise Line
Port of registry: Nassau,  Bahamas[1]
Route: Seven night cruises out of New Orleans, Louisiana in the Winter months, and Boston, Massachusetts in the warmer months.
Ordered: 9 March 1998[1]
Builder: Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany
Cost: $450 million
Yard number: 649[2]
Laid down: 29 June 1998[1]
Launched: 1 June 2002[1]
Completed: 3 December 2002[1]
Maiden voyage: 7 December 2002
In service: 2002–
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: Libra-class cruise ship
Length: 292 m (958 ft)
  • 32.2 m (106 ft) (moulded)
  • 38.1 m (125 ft) (max)
Height: 59.5 m (195.2 ft)
Draught: 8.5 m (28 ft)
Depth: 11.5 m (38 ft)
Decks: 15 decks
Installed power:
  • 4 × MAN B&W 14V48/60
  • 58,800 kW (combined)
Propulsion: Two ABB Azipods (2 × 20 MW)
Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Capacity: 2,340 passengers
Crew: 1,032

The Norwegian Dawn is a cruise ship that began sailing in 2002 and is currently in operation with Norwegian Cruise Line.

History[change | change source]

The Norwegian Dawn was ordered from shipbuilders Meyer-Werft, Papenburg, Germany. It was delivered in 2001 to Star Cruises. But, it was decided by Star Cruises that SuperStar Libra and SuperStar Scorpio would start being used as part of the fleet operated by subsidiary company Norwegian Cruise Line. These vessels would become Norwegian Star and Norwegian Dawn. In 2002, Norwegian Dawn was delivered to NCL. It is the second SuperStar.

Cruises[change | change source]

The Norwegian Dawn sails from New York City to Port Canaveral, Florida; Miami, Florida; Nassau, Bahamas; and Great Stirrup Cay.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Norwegian Dawn (21561)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 
  2. "Single Ship Report for "9195169"". Miramar Ship Index. 2009-11-28. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 

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