travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Truvor

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Introduction and History

Built in Germany in 1987, the Viking Truvor is a 5,500-ton, 423-ft ship with a Russian and Filipino crew of 114. It was originally named Sergei Kirov (which remains on the bow) until taken over by Viking River Cruises.

With a draft of 9.5 ft, this fully air-conditioned craft reaches a top speed of 14 knots. Swiss owners are responsible for the good levels of food, service and accommodations. Much of the provisioning is provided from western E...

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OCG Class
River Cruise
Viking Truvor
Year Built1988
Year Last Refurbished2013
Capacity204 passengers
Decks5
Tonnage3,200
RegistryRussia
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