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SILVER WHISPER, SILVERSEA 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.

General characteristics

Type:Cruise ship

Tonnage:28,258 GT

Length:610 ft (190 m)

Beam:81.8 ft (24.9 m)

Draft:19.6 ft (6.0 m)

Decks:10

Speed:21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)

Capacity:382 passengers

Crew:295

Earlier Event: December 28
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Later Event: January 14
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