Although she has visited Liverpool quite a number of times this was the first time I have seen her and although the sun was not ideally placed it was good to get a photograph.
She is 168.74m long with a 24.64m beam and 7.49m draught.
Powered by four 10 Cylinder Fiat C4210SS Diesel Engines (Total kW 18,000) she has a top speed of 18 knots.
Accommodation is provided on board for 698 Passengers in 354 cabins and 350 crew.
Launched as Island Venture for Flagship Cruises where she operated between 1971 - 1974 she has had a number of subsequent names and owners including Island Princess (Princess Cruises, 1974 - 1999), Hyundai Pungak (Hyundai Merchant Marine, 1999 - 2001), Platinum (Fiducia Shipping, 2001-2002) before becoming Discovery in 2002 for Voyages of Discovery. She is currently sailing for Cruise & Maritime Voyages.
REG - BM, Hamilton
IMO - 7108514
Call Sign - ZCDG2
Built - Rheinstahl Nordee, Emden, DE
Yard No - 414
L 168.74m W 24.64m
GT - 20186
Year - 1972
Liverpool, 11 March 2014