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Ship statistics

Cruise Line: Fred Olsen

Entered service: 26 June 1972

Lifestyle: Standard

Onboard currency: British pound

Passengers (lower berth): 804

Crew: 330

Tonnage: 28,613 tons

Length: 205.47 metres

Beam: 25.20 metres

Draft: 7.55 metres

Black Watch

MS Black Watch is a cruise ship, currently owned and operated by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines. She was originally built for Royal Viking Line as Royal Viking Star, entering service in 1972. She has also sailed for Norwegian Cruise Line as Westward and Royal Cruise Line as Star Odyssey. Black Watch was acquired by Fred Olsen in 1996 and named after a Scottish Regiment. Black Watch is known for its innovative worldwide itineraries, outstanding service and affordable rates.

Black Watch carries primarily British passengers and the UK influence is evident in everything from onboard activities and lectures to cuisine and currency. She is an older ship and continues to practise the more formal traditions of cruising. This ship has an extreme loyalty among past passengers and a typical cruise may have upwards of 50 percent repeaters. Black Watch tends to attract an older age group, probably averaging 70.

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Auckland 22-Feb-2018 0800 - 2300
Bay Of Islands 23-Feb-2018 0830 - 1800

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