Independence of the Seas
Number of views as of 20th August 2014 = 500.
Departing Southampton Docks on her latest voyage, the Royal Caribbean liner ‘Independence of the Seas’.
Built in Finland, but based in Southampton (England), the 15-deck ship entered service in April 2008, can accommodate 4,370 passengers and is served by 1,360 crew.
Her gross weight is 154,407 tons, she is 1,112 feet (339 m) long and has a typical cruise speed of 21.6 knots.
On-board features include an interactive water park, numerous leisure pools, an internal shopping ‘street’ lined with shops, pubs and wine bars, a 1200 seat theatre, ice skating rink, climbing wall, basketball/hockey court, mini golf course and a complete conference centre. The ship also has wi-fi and mobile phone connectivity throughout.
It will just have to be done one day!!
Date: 28th July 2012.
Click here to see the Independence passing Hythe Pier.
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