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 Cruise Ship Port Schedule Victoria BC - GVHA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Victoria is reaping the benefits for a sustained campaign to lure large cruise ships and their passengers to the city's spectacular harbour.
Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island (Lat: 48 25.17 N; Lon: 123 22.13 W).
Subtly-influenced by warm Japanese currents, Victoria’s climate is temperate and its topography protected from North Pacific rains and winds by the rugged mountain ranges of the Olympics, Cascades, Coast Mountains and the Island Ridge.
www.victoriaharbour.org /cruiseship/index.htm   (675 words)

 Victoria (ship) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Victoria was one of the five ships of Ferdinand Magellan.
She was the only ship to survive the circumnavigation of the globe of 1519 to 1522.
Victoria was classified as carrack or nao (ship), as were all the others except Trinidad, which was a caravel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria_(ship)   (235 words)

 Victoria Katarina Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
That company is Victoria Cruises, and their most recent build is 2004's Victoria Katarina.
Entry to Victoria Katarina is through a two-story atrium finished in highly polished luxuriant wood paneling, floored in plush carpeting woven in blues and golds.
The ship has an indoor observation lounge as well as an outdoor observation deck that occupies an entire deck and is festooned with lounge chairs during periods of comfortable weather.
www.cruisecritic.com /reviews/review.cfm?ShipID=308   (2291 words)

Victoria and her escorts reached that port on the 3d, concurrently with the first assault echelon slated to land on the Huon Peninsula near Lae, New Guinea.
Early in October, the ship's fuel supply was replenished from the bunkers of the British tanker, SS Luxor.
On 18 October, she served as station ship for rescue planes and as radio ship for smaller ships involved in the operation that led to the rescue of crews from a ditched Boeing B-29 Superfortress and a Consolidated PBY Catalina.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/v3/victoria-ii.htm   (4067 words)

 Queen Victoria (ship) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The PS Queen Victoria was a wooden paddlewheel steamer that was wrecked in 1853 off of Bailey Lighthouse, Howth with the loss of over 80 people.
According to shipping legend, the RMS Queen Mary was initially supposed to be called the Victoria in line with the naming of Cunard Steamship Lines liners, with an ending in -ia, as with the Lusitania, Mauritania, and the like.
Vickers Victoria, troop transport aircraft of the RAF
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RMS_Queen_Victoria   (294 words)

 TGOL - Parthia/Victoria
But she was still a ship of calibre, and she proved this when she was called in to serve as a troop transport during General Gordon’s Egyptian campaign in 1881.
Victoria was re-engined, given new boilers and converted to oil fuel, and her appearance was much altered when her decks were raised, the superstructure was added to and the bridge was enclosed.
In 1954, the Victoria was purchased by the Straits Towing and Salvage Co. of Vancouver.
www.greatoceanliners.net /parthia1.html   (1545 words)

 Cruise ships coming to Victoria, BC in record numbers
Bigger and faster ships are allowing cruise lines to complete trips in a week instead of the 10 to 14 days of the past, McAllister said Thursday.
Local cruise ship supporters visited a Miami convention in March to promote Victoria as a destination and the growth in ship numbers indicates the message is getting across, McAllister said.
Victoria businesses hope it will be a good year for tourists coming off the ships.
www.victoriatravelguide.com /victoria-canada/cruise-ships-victoria.html   (1206 words)

 Victoria Tall Ship Festival
The two largest ships, the Russian vessel Pallada and the Mexican vessel Cuauhtemoc had to wait until the evening high tides to enter because of their large draft.
Victoria's Inner Harbour was teeming with interesting activity as Sea Planes tried to maintain their commercial schedules, Harbour Ferries scooted around, the Coho Ferry tried to leave on time, kayakers everywhere, all manner of pleasure craft coming and going - and all the while, more than 30 Tall Ships docking.
The staff on the ship was decked out in traditional navy whites and all were very friendly and accommodating.
www.nomadjournaltrips.com /victoria_tall_ship_festival   (811 words)

 Costa Victoria- Cruisemates Cruise Line Review
The Costa Victoria is a cruise ship that reflects the warmth and spirit of Italy.
Intended to be one of the most exciting and stunningly beautiful ships of our time, the Costa Victoria cruise ship is a modern masterpiece offering every comfort, convenience and amenity for her guest's enjoyment.
Costa Victoria's staterooms are much smaller than you'll find aboard the company's other vessels, and none have private balconies even at the suite level.
www.cruisemates.com /articles/reviews/costa/victoria.cfm   (299 words)

 Victoria Cruise Lines
The Victoria Cruise lines sails the course of one of the most majestic rivers in the world- the Yangtze in China.
The Victoria dining experience is reflective of China- an evolving culinary experience with a fusion of western dishes.
Aboard the Victoria is a boutique featuring a wide array of gifts for family, friends or personal collections.
www.friendlyplanet.com /cruise-ships/victoria-cruise-lines.html   (513 words)

 USS Victoria II
The second Victoria was originally built in 1917 as the steel-hulled, single-screw tanker George G. Henry.
Constructed at San Francisco, Calif., by Union Iron Works, the ship was chartered by the United States Navy from her original owners, the Los Angeles Petroleum Co., on 23 August 1918; and commissioned at New York City the same day, Lt. Comdr.
Victoria and her escorts reached that port on the 3d, concurrently with the first assault echelon slated to land on the Huon Peninsula
www.multied.com /navy/oiler/victoriaII.html   (3870 words)

 Victoria tall ships festival 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
She was the first vessel to arrive in the harbour as part of the city’s Tall Ships Festival 2005.
Brown is the executive director of the Victoria Tall Ships Society, the lone paid employee of a board that is bringing the massive vessels to the city for the Tall Ship Challenge June 23-26 in what should be a mid-summer economic boon.
The account, and his subsequent work with Tourism Victoria over the next 12 years with the McKim, Copeland and Palmer Jarvis agencies, gave him a better understanding of the city and why an event like Tall Ships is such a good fit.
www.victorialodging.com /tallships/victoria-tall-ships-festival.html   (1580 words)

 TGOL - Deutschland/Victoria Luise/Hansa
In 1921, the Deutschland emerged as the two-funnelled emigrant ship Hansa.
The Victoria Luise survived a bit in the twenties, but in 1921 she was refitted with two funnels and renamed Hansa.
In 1925, it was evident that the ship was old, and since no fit use could be given her she was sent to the scrappers in Hamburg that year.
www.greatoceanliners.net /deutschland.html   (857 words)

 Vantage Travel - About the Victoria Cruise Line
From the moment you are greeted by the Victoria band upon arrival at the ship, to the presentation of complimentary key chains at the Captain’s Farewell Banquet, Victoria Cruises promises an unforgettable journey down China’s mighty Yangtze River.
The ships’ hallways are lined with photographs and illustrations depicting the life, culture, flora, and fauna that have thrived for centuries on the Yangtze River.
Victoria Cruises ships are the only western-designed ships on the Yangtze, manufactured in China by a shipyard with a long tradition of shipbuilding expertise.
www.vantagetravel.com /Ship/ShipOverview.aspx?ShipID=41   (2223 words)

 Canada's Navy: HMCS VICTORIA - Ship Departments
They are also responsible for encoding and decoding tactical signals, for all visual signaling, for shipboard ceremonial procedures, and for the maintenance of all COTS computer software.
TASOPs - The Tactical Acoustic Sensor Operators (TAS OPs) on board VICTORIA are responsible for the operation of active and passive acoustic equipment; acoustic simulators; internal and external communication equipment; acoustic range prediction systems; and noise monitoring, recording and bathythermograph equipment.
VICTORIA's TAS OPs are also part of the ship's intelligence gathering team, compiling and analyzing acoustic intelligence information.
www.navy.forces.gc.ca /victoria/departments/ship_departments_e.asp   (171 words)

 Victoria Cruises - Victoria Cruise Ship China Yangzi River Cruises
Victoria Cruises is the largest five star fleet on the Yangtze River.
Designed for maximum comfort, flexibility and maneuverability, and with their special double-bottom hulls, the Victoria Cruises ships epitomize safe and smooth navigation on the Yangtze's spectacular twists and turns.For a traveler through China, stepping aboard a Victoria ship is like entering a different world.
Though the ships are in China, the ambiance is Western and the line's American management shows.
www.china-tourism.org /cruise/512/index.html   (162 words)

 Tall Ships Victoria Vancouver Island British Columbia 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The actual rig of a specific sailing vessel know as a tall ship is dependent on the number and cut of the sails as well as their alignment.
The Victoria Tall Ships Festival will be a highlight in a summer season of celebrations centred on the Victoria's Inner Harbour, including the annual Swiftsure Lightship Classic Race, Dragon Boat Festival, Symphony Splash, and the Victoria Classic Boat Show.
Thousands are expected to flock to the harbour during the festival to tour the ships, speak to the crews and catch the various events.
www.victorialodging.com /tallships/index.html   (972 words)

 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Port Review
Victoria is an older city that has a distinctly English flavor to it.
The cruise ship terminal in Victoria is about a mile or so from the downtown area.
If your ship is offering a shuttle you should probably take it, as the way into town may be a tad confusing if you have not been to Victoria before.
www.alaskaportreviews.com /Victoria.htm   (763 words)

 Queen Victoria Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Queen Victoria is, for example, designed as an ocean-liner rather than a traditional cruise ship, which means it has a different superstructure -- and a strengthened hull and bow.
While Queen Victoria is built for ocean crossings -- and will sail some -- the ship will be much more port-focused than its big sister, though details of its 2008 itineraries have not yet been revealed.
The ship, which debuts in December 2007, will sail one of the most unique maiden voyages in recent history, a 10-night Christmas markets tour of Europe from Southampton.
www.cruisecritic.com /reviews/review.cfm?ShipID=376   (793 words)

 Vintage liners: PRINCESA VICTORIA, ex DUNNOTTAR CASTLE: Maritime Matters
Considered one of the world’s finest passenger ships with her spacious cabins, elegant decor, twin pools, and mostly all outside cabins, she sailed successfully until the early 1970's, when the fuel crisis and high operating costs took their toll.
Your reporter sailed in PRINCESA VICTORIA in December of 1997 on two back-to-back cruises from Limassol and then revisited the ship in December of 1998 during her annual layup at Perama.
In the summer of 1998, PRINCESA VICTORIA was chartered for stationary use at Lisbon during the Expo.
www.maritimematters.com /princesa-victoria.html   (482 words)

 ms Princesa Victoria
In 1942, she commenced duties as troop ship until 1948, when she was decommissioned from Naval service.
as a cruise ship was greatly admired, and for the next eleven years she continued cruising from
With new funnel markings, a blue ribbon around her hull, she was renamed “The Victoria.” She recommenced her duties in June 1976, and cruised for Chandris both in the Caribbean and the
www.ssmaritime.com /pvictoria.htm   (561 words)

 Victoria Cruises
A Victoria Cruises Cabaret and Fashion Show is a highlight of the evening entertainment featuring traditional Chinese costumes from the Han Dynasty to modern-day dress, Chinese instruments, music and dance.
Not all activities are available on all ships depending on the length of the cruise voyage, river conditions or the on-board staff available.
Premier ships (the Victoria Katarina, Victoria Empress, Victoria Prince, Victoria Queen and Victoria Star) are new or newly-rebuilt ships featuring enhanced facilities such as private balconies in every cabin, more spacious public areas, and a higher level of comfort, sophistication and décor throughout the ships.
www.victoriacruises.com /new/press_onboard.html   (482 words)

 PRINCESA VICTORIA, ex Dunnottar Castle, Victoria, The Victoria, Page One
Her remarkable transformation from a handsome "working" vessel to a trendsetting luxury cruise ship is one of the finest passenger ship conversions ever.
In the twilight of her career with Incres, the VICTORIA was chartered to Unitours for a trans-canal cruise in 1974.
Before we continue with the history of the MV VICTORIA, let's have a look at the ship in her Incres Line heyday when she was one of the most popular and "modern" cruise ships of her era.
www.maritimematters.com /princesa-victoria1.html   (972 words)

 Costa Victoria food - costa victoria midnight buffet, costa victoria cruise ship, costa cruise review victoria
Costa Cruise Line Victoria is just as magnificent now as she ever was, boasting some exciting new features, including a number of fine restaurants, bars, and lounges, a well-equipped casino, lively disco, spa, health and beauty center, internet café 3 large pools, and a theater spanning two decks.
Costa Cruise ship Victoria is decorated with a variety of unique and original paintings and sculptures that add a colorful flare to the cozy rooms of this already gorgeous ship, creating a very pleasant, warm, and inviting atmosphere for you to relax and have fun in throughout your time at sea!
The Costa Victoria cruise ship may be smaller in size, but this charming vessel has a lot to offer each and every one if her passengers.
www.cruisenetwork.com /costa-victoria.jsp   (1110 words)

 Victoria Prince Ship Information and Deck Plans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Uniworld and Victoria Cruises have partnered together for nearly a decade to offer the best river cruise vacation experience in China.
Navigate the ancient Yangtze in style on Victoria Prince, a premier class ship with a five-star rating from China’s National Tourism Administration — an honor bestowed only on cruise ships with the highest quality accommodations, amenities and services.
Plus, Victoria Prince offers private balconies in every stateroom, and features a number of inviting public areas designed with comfort and style throughout the ship.
www.rivercruisetours.com /asia/victoriaprince.htm   (204 words)

 Hawaii Cruises on the Queen Victoria :: Ship Overview
There is real excitement among cruise ship enthusiasts about the launch, in December 2007, of Cunard’s new ship, Queen Victoria.
The ship will have the classic characteristics of a traditional Cunard liner, with elegant public rooms, but she will also have some new innovations, such a private viewing boxes in the Royal Court Theatre and alfresco dining for Grill passengers.
Any cruise ship or ocean liner enthusiast will love this ship, particularly as it will have a museum of Cunard memorabilia on board.
www.search2cruise.com /area-HAWAII/ship-1101.html   (222 words)

 Victoria Cruise Line: Yangtze River Cruising
The USA Victoria fleet are the only American managed cruise ships to ply the Yangtze River.
The latest addition to the line and its premier ship is the Victoria Katarina.
This ship is rather more expensive than the others but you can be assured of a wonderful experience on board that is well worth the extra cost involved.
www.beijingtrip.com /yangtze-river-cruise/victoria.htm   (563 words)

 Costa Victoria, Costa Victoria Cruise Ship, Victoria Cruise Ship
Costa Victoria, Costa Victoria Cruise Ship, Victoria Cruise Ship
The Costa Victoria is a cruise ship that reflects the warmth and spirit of Italy.
Intended to be one of the most exciting and stunningly beautiful ships of our time, the Costa Victoria cruise ship is a modern masterpiece offering every comfort, convenience and amenity for her guest’s enjoyment.
www.costacruise.com /B2C/USA/Shopping/Ships/VI/default.htm   (104 words)

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