Did You Know? Princess Cruises

♦ The name Princess Cruises came from the name of the first vessel the company chartered from Canada, Princess Patricia, which was owned by the Canadian Pacific Railroad. ♦ Princess Cruises first set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico. ♦ Princess Cruises was catapulted to stardom in 1977 when one of its ships, Pacific Princess, was cast in a starring role on a new television show called “The Love Boat”. ♦ The company’s newest ship, Royal Princess has 14,000KW of transverse (sideways) thruster power. The original Love Boat, Pacific Princess had ...
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