m / v C a r o n i a
Name: Caronia, Motor vessel
Company: Cunard Line Limited; Miami, FL, USA
Insurers: Lloyd's of London Indemnity, London, England, UK
Registry: Great Britain
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, UK
Year built: 1973; for Norwegian American Line, as "m/s Vistafjord"
Cost: $40 million
Livery: Cunard Standard; Ivory over black
629' x 82' x 27'
Tonnage: 24,492 GRT
Funnels: 1; black over red
Markings: Red "CUNARD" logo, white letter nameplates
Drive: Twin screw; 1 x port, 1 x starboard
Speed: 20 knots (max)
Status: Ship is still in service
Notes: m/s Vistafjord, was formally renamed to m/v Caronia, by the deputy
Prime Minister of England.
Date: 12/10/1999; in Liverpool, England, UK