Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Black Watch Ship Information

OCG Class
Black Watch
Year Built1972
Year Last Refurbished2016
Capacity804 passengers


Like other Fred. Olsen Vessels, the Black Watch caters primarily to British cruisers, but this ship adds Scandinavian overtones. Perfect for Britons seeking the comforts, food and services of home, on a variety of Northern European and Mediterranean itineraries.

Black Watch Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Former Name: Star Odyssey,Westward,Royal Vi
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1972
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2016
  • Capacity: 804 passengers
  • Decks: 8
  • Gross Tonnage: 28,613
  • Length: 674 ft
  • Beam: 83 ft
  • Average Speed: 20 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 38
  • Outside Cabins: 383
  • Nationality of Officers: Norwegian
  • Nationality of Crew: Filipino
  • Number of Crew: 350

Black Watch On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 2
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Black Watch Dining Choices

  • Glentanar Restaurant Cuisine: Continental (Capacity: 332)
  • The Orchid Room Cuisine: Oriental
  • Brigadoon

Black Watch Entertainment

  • Neptune Lounge: Live entertainment
  • Morning Light Pub: Live band and musicians
  • Casino: Blackjack, craps, slots, roulette
  • Lido Lounge: Live music, dance floor
  • The Observatory: Piano music
  • Marina Theatre: Films (Capacity: 150)
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