Sapphire Princess

Sapphire Princess is a cruise ship owned by Princess Cruises that entered service in 2004 as the sister ship of Diamond Princess. At the time she was one of the world's largest cruise ships, with a capacity of 2,670 passengers [1] and is the second Gem-class ship built by Princess Cruises. Sapphire Princess was christened on June 10, 2004 in Seattle—the first cruise ship ever to be christened in that port.[2]

Sapphire Princess at Tallinn, Estonia
United Kingdom
NameSapphire Princess
OwnerCarnival Corporation & plc
OperatorPrincess Cruises
Port of registry2004–2014 Hamilton, Bermuda 2014–present London, England
BuilderMitsubishi Heavy Industries
CostUS $400 million
ChristenedJune 10, 2004 in Seattle
StatusService suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic
General characteristics
TypeGem-class Cruise ship
Tonnage115,875 GT
Length290 m (951 ft 5 in)
Beam37 m (121 ft 5 in)
Speed22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
Capacity2,670 passengers