She was built in Helsinki/Helsingfors, Finland by Oy Wartsila Ab as their hull number 395 for the Royal Viking Line of Norway. In the time since her construction she has sailed as Royal Viking Star (84), Norwegian Star (84), Royal Viking Star (90), Westward (94), Star Odyssey (95) and Black Watch. When this picture was added to the archives in 12/2002 she was still operational as Black Watch for Fred Olsen Shipping AS, Norway.
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