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CARNIVAL MIRACLE , CARNIVAL CRUISES

Carnival Miracle is a Spirit-class cruise ship. Like the majority of her sisters, she is owned by Carnival Corporation & plc and operated by Carnival Cruise Line. Built by Kværner Masa-Yards at its Helsinki New Shipyard in Helsinki, Finland, she was floated out on June 5, 2003, and christened by United States Army soldier Jessica Lynch in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 7, 2004.[2][3][4] Soon after the conclusion of the christening ceremony, she departed on her maiden voyage, a three-day cruise to the Bahamas.

General characteristics

Class and type:Spirit-class cruise ship

Tonnage:88,500 GT

Length:963 ft (294 m)

Beam:105.7 ft (32 m)

Draft:25.5 ft (8 m)

Decks:12 decks

Installed power:Six diesel engines62,370 kW (combined)

Propulsion:Two ABB Azipods (17.6 MW each)

Speed:22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)

Capacity:2,124 passengers

Crew:930

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