Silver Spirit (ship)

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Silver Spirit outward bound from Southampton 19 May 2011.
History
Name: Silver Spirit
Owner: Silversea Cruises
Operator: Silversea Cruises
Port of registry: Nassau,  Bahamas
Ordered: 2008
Builder: Fincantieri Ancona[1]
Launched: February 27, 2009[2]
Completed: December 2009
Identification:
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 36,000 GT
Length: 642 ft (196 m)
Beam: 86 ft (26 m)
Speed: 20.3 knots (37.6 km/h) (est)
Capacity: 540 passengers
Crew: 376

Silver Spirit is a luxury cruise ship operated by Silversea Cruises, a privately owned luxury cruise line. The sixth ship of the Silversea fleet, she entered service in 2009.

Description[edit]

Silver Spirit is fitted with 270 ocean-view suites, the suites of the fleet. She also features six different restaurants, an 8,300 square feet (770 m2) spa, and a supper club with live music, dancing and night-club style entertainment.

On 23 December 2009, Silver Spirit departed on her maiden voyage from Barcelona, Spain to Lisbon, Portugal. Following this sailing, she undertook her maiden transatlantic voyage from Lisbon to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. On 21 January 2010, Silver Spirit embarked on her inaugural transoceanic voyage, a 91-day voyage around America.[3]

Dry dock[edit]

In spring 2018, Silver Spirit underwent significant renovation. As a result of a 2-month refurbishment, the ship was cut in half, and an additional section was added. She grew from 195.8 to 210.7 meters long. Her tonnage increased from 36,009 to 39,519 GT, and capacity - from 540 to 608 passengers.[4]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Silversea's Newest Ship to be named Silver Spirit". Cruises.about.com. Retrieved 2009-03-24.
  2. ^ "27/02/2009". Fincantieri.it. 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  3. ^ "New Ultra-Luxury Ship for Silversea". Cruises.about.com. Retrieved 2009-03-24.
  4. ^ "Silver Spirit Receives New Midsection During Stretching Event in Sicily". www.cruisecritic.com. Retrieved 2018-03-14.

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