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SILVER WHISPER, SILVERSEAS CRUISES

Silver Whisper is a cruise ship that entered service in 2000, and is operated by Silversea Cruises.[1] The passenger capacity is 382 passengers, and there are 295 crew members. Her sister ship is the Silver Shadow; both ships were built by the Mariotti Shipyard in GenoaItaly. They both have a high space-to-passenger ratio—the ship's gross tonnage divided by the passenger capacity—at 74, providing more space per passenger than any other cruise ship. The passenger-to-crew ratio is also high, at 1.31 to 1.

HistoryName:Silver WhisperOperator:Silversea CruisesPort of registry:Nassau,  BahamasBuilder:Mariotti Shipyard in Genoa, ItalyLaunched:2 February 2000In service:2001Identification:

Status:In serviceGeneral characteristicsType:Cruise shipTonnage:28,258 GTLength:610 ft (190 m)Beam:81.8 ft (24.9 m)Draft:19.6 ft (6.0 m)Decks:10Speed:21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)Capacity:382 passengersCrew:295

Earlier Event: December 28
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Later Event: January 9
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