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NORWEGIAN SUN, NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE

Norwegian Sun is a Sun class cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line. She entered service in 2001 in a dual christening ceremony at the Port of Miami with Norwegian Star. She was constructed at the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. Beginning October 2010, she was homeported at Port Canaveral, later Miami, Florida.[1]

orwegian Sun is the third and final ship of this design. She was preceded by Norwegian Sky (entered service in 1999, relaunched as Pride of Aloha in 2004); and Costa Victoria of Costa Cruises (entered service in 1996). NCL defines both Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Sky as Sun class ships.

General characteristics

Class and type:Sun class cruise ship

Tonnage:78,309 GT

Length:848 ft (258.47 m)

Beam:123.1 ft (37.52 m)

Draft:26 ft (7.92 m)

Decks:13

Speed:23 knots (43 km/h; 26 mph)

Capacity:1,936 passengers (2,400 max)

Crew:906

Earlier Event: November 2
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Later Event: November 14
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