travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Princess Cruises Diamond Princess

Diamond Princess travel42 Professional Ship Review

Constructed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan, the Diamond Princess entered service in 2004. Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corp.

The ship is a sister to the Sapphire Princess (also 2004) and part of the enlarged Grand Princess class, with all the same amenities and wide range of public rooms. The 2,670-passenger Diamond Princess has a gross tonnage of 115,875, length of 954 ft and a draft of 28 ft. Its officers are British and Italian, and the crew is intern...

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