MV Disney Magic
Disney Magic – © Dimitris Mentakis
Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1998 by Fincantieri, Venedig, Italy (Yard No 5989) for Disney Cruise Lines, Nassau, Bahamas
- Original Cost: $350 million
- Length: 294.0m (964.5 ft)
- Breadth of hull: 32.25m (105.7 ft)
- Draught: 7.90m (26.2 ft)
- Tonnage: 83,308 gross/8,452 deadweight
- Engines: Five Sulzer-Grandi Motori-Fincantieri 16 ZAV 40 S diesels
- Power/Propellers: 57663kW
- Speed: 21.5 knots
- Capacity: 2,834 passengers
- Crew: 945
- Navigation Officers: European/Scandinavian
- Passenger Decks: 11
- Call Sign: C6PT7
- MMSI Number: 308516000
- IMO Number: 9126807
- Registry: Bahamas
- Sister Ships: Disney Wonder
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April 17th 1997: Launched.
June 21st 1998: Delivered to Disney Cruise Lines, Nassau, Bahamas.
July 30th 1998: Christened.
July 30th 1998: Commenced 7 day cruises from Port Canaveral.
© Aleksi Lindström (left) and Disney Cruise Lines (right)
© John Mavin
September 10th 2013 – October 9th 2013: Arrived at Navantia shipyard in Cadiz for maintenance and modernization, including work on the hull (installation of “Ducktail”).
© Dimitris Mentakis (Piraeus, 12/08/2014)
© Nigel Scutt (Dover Strait Shipping) (Dover 10/07/15)
© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 27/06/2017)
May 19th 2020: Due at Dover.
August 3rd 2020: Left Dover for Brest.
August 6th 2020: Returned to Dover.
August 27th 2020: Left Dover, showing destination Brest.
August 31st 2020: Returned to Dover.
September 15th 2020: Left Dover for Brest.
September 17th 2020: Arrived Brest.
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