Cunard Line Announces 175th Anniversary World Cruises – s.s. Keewatin To Turn Over Her Engine This Week – Celebrity Millenium Cancels Balance Of 2013 Alaska Season

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 26th August 2013

s.s. Keewatin at Port McNicoll, circa 1912

Both Cunard Line and P&O Cruises announced their 2015 world cruises this week, to go on sale next Thursday. All three of Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria will offer such itineraries in 2015, as will P&O’s Arcadia and Aurora. In Canada, meanwhile, engineers have succeeded in reviving a 106-year old quadruple-expansion steam engine of the Clyde-built s.s. Keewatin, which is due to turn again for the first time this Thursday (vessel shown above in Port McNicoll about 1912). Meanwhile, pod failures have meant the cancellation of the rest of Celebrity Millenium’s 2013 Alaska season.

THIS WEEK’S STORY                                                                        (See previous columns)

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