Ms Silver Cloud, Past and Present

Silver Cloud

© Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1994 by Cant. Nav. Visentini, Donada, and Soc. Esercizio, Viareggio, Italy (Yard No 775) for Silversea Cruises, Nassau, Bahamas .

Technical Data

  • Original Cost : $125 million
  • Length: 155.81m
  • Breadth of hull: 21.40m
  • Draught: 5.30m
  • Tonnage: 16,927 gross/1,564 deadweight
  • Engines: Two Wartsila 6R46 diesels
  • Power/Propellers: 10,600 kW/2
  • Speed : 17.5 knots
  • Capacity: 314 passengers
  • Crew: 210
  • Navigation Officers: Italian
  • Passenger Decks: 6
  • Call Sign: C6MQ5
  • MMSI Number: 309027000
  • IMO Number: 8903923
  • Registry: Nassau/Bahamas
  • Sister Ships: SILVER WIND

History

March 6th 1993: Launched.

1993: Fitted out at T. Mariotti, Genoa, Italy.

1994: Delivered to Silversea Cruises, Nassau, Bahamas.

© Aleksi Lindström

© Aleksi Lindström

April 2nd 1994: Maiden cruise from Civitavecchia

2007: Registered Owner; Silver Cloud Shipping Co Ltd.

©  Cees Bustraan  ©  Cees Bustraan

©  Cees Bustraan

©  Cees Bustraan (all)

© Ray Goodfellow 2014  © Ray Goodfellow 2014

Seen at Dover Cruise Terminal Two on the 09/06/14 © Ray Goodfellow


We would like to thank: Cees Bustraan and Aleksi Lindström for their assistance in producing this feature. All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for errors and omissions.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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