CARNIVAL LEGEND - Panama       Call sign - H3VT     IMO number - 9224276     Owner - Carnival Corporation, U.S.A.

Location - Photographed while she was secured alongside a dock at Quebec City, Canada     Photograph Date - 12 October 2002
Photographer - Willem VanMaanen     Added to archive - 22 Mar 2003     Last updated - 23 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - 24 February 1998
  Keel laid - 23 December 2000
  Launched - 17 December 2001
  Delivered - 17 August 2002

  (a) Carnival Legend - Panama

  As of March 2003 Carnival Legend was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Cruise ship
  Gross tonnage - 85,920
  Net tonnage -
  Deadweight tonnage - 7,500
  L.O.A. - 292.50 meters
  L.B.P. - 238.80 meters
  Width overall - 32.00 meters
  Width moulded - 32.00 meters
  Draught - 7.80 meters
  Depth - 19.68 meters
  Number of passengers - 2,680
  Number of berths - 2,680
  Number of cabins - 1,062

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Kvaerner Masa-Yards Inc.
  Country - Helsinki, Finland
  Hull number - 501
  Engine builder - Wartsila Finland Oy
  Country - Turku, Finland
  Number of engines - 6
  Engine type - Wartsila 9L46D diesels
  Horsepower (each) - 14,132 bhp or 10,395 kW
  Horsepower (total) - 84,798 bhp or 62,369 kW
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Speed - 22 knots
  Propeller - 2 variable pitch
  Bow thusters - 3 ? hp
  Stern thusters - 2 ? hp
  Steering gear - 2 azimuthing pods

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


** 25 August 2002 Carnival Legend was named at Harwich, England by the English actress Dame Judy Dench
** Carnival Legend was the 4th "Spirit" class cruiseship built by Kvaerner-Masa. She had been preceeded in 2000 by Costa Crociere's Costa Mediterranea, Carnival's Carnival Spirit and in 2001 by Carnival's Carnival Pride


Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Sylvia Masson - Quebec, Canada
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