Cruise ShipsPast and Present

Ms Star Legend, Past and Present

Ms Star Legend

Ex Seabourn Legend, Queen Odyssey, Royal Viking Queen

© Marc Piché

Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1992 by Schichau-Seebeckwerft AG, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No 1071) for Kloster Cruise.

Technical Data

  • Original Cost: $87 million
  • Length: 135 m (overall) 112.4 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 20.5 m
  • Depth: 6.6 m
  • Draught: 5.415 m
  • Tonnage: 9,961 gross/3,019 net/790 deadweight
  • Engines: Two 12-cylinder and two 8-cylinder Normo-Bergen diesels
  • Power: 7280 kW
  • Speed:  19.2 knots
  • Passenger Decks: 6
  • Capacity: 208 passengers
  • Crew: 164
  • Call Sign: C6FR6
  • IMO Number: 9008598
  • Official Number: 8000352
  • Port of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas
  • Sister-Ship: Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit

Location Data

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April 26th 1990: Keel struck.

May 1991: Launched.

February 11th 1992: Trials.

February 28th 1992: Completed.

February 29th 1992: Delivered to Kloster Cruise, Nassau, Bahamas cruising for Royal Viking Line.

Chantry Classic Postcard  © Brian Fisher

Chantry Classic Postcard (left) © Brian Fisher (right)

1995: Renamed QUEEN ODYSSEY.

January 12th 1996: Sold to Seabourn Cruise Line, Oslo, Norway and renamed SEABOURN LEGEND.

1997: Starred in the film “Speed 2 Cruise Control”.

© Gina Anfimov  © Gina Anfimov

© Gina Anfimov

© Cees Bustraan  © Cees Bustraan

© Cees Bustraan

June 2013: Sold to Star Legend Ltd, Seattle, USA.


© Aleksi Lindström

May 2015: Entered services for Windstar Cruises and renamed STAR LEGEND

All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Gina Anfimov, Cees Bustraan, Brian Fisher, Aleksi Lindström and Marc Piché for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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