Conquest-class cruise ship

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Class overview
Builders: Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy
Operators: Carnival Cruise Lines
Preceded by: Spirit class
Succeeded by: Splendor class
Built: 2002-2007
In service: 2002-on
Completed: 5 ships
Active: 5 ships
General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 110,000 gross tonnage (GT)
Length: 952 ft (290 m)
Beam: 116 ft (35 m)
Decks: 13
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity: 2,974 passengers
Crew: 1,150

The Conquest class is a class of cruise ships owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, a subdivision of the Carnival Corporation. The Conquest design is an original Carnival design, based on the Destiny class. The Conquest-class design was modified from the Destiny-class design by lengthening the ship by around 59 feet which expanded most of the facilities and adding a reservations-only restaurant (a steakhouse) above the lido deck. Staterooms are identical to those of Destiny class but due to the lengthening there are more of them. Public rooms are nearly identical to those of Destiny class as well. All public rooms in both classes are virtually identical structurally, but vary wildly in decor, with room names that match the ship's theme. Ships that have received the Carnival "Funship 2.0" drydock refurbishment have several public venues added (Guy Fieri's Burger Joint, the Blue Iguana Cantina and Bar, RedFrog Pub).



This class features patriotic-themed names, reflecting their order and construction following the September 11 attacks in the United States.

In popular culture[edit]

A Conquest-class ship appears briefly in the trailer for the 2010 film Going the Distance. A Conquest-class ship appears briefly in the 2014 film 22 Jump Street. A Conquest-class ship appears on a poster in the 2004 film Christmas with the Kranks.


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