Tag Archives: SS Rotterdam

Canberra and Rotterdam 20 Years On

Lots of things happened in 1997 including the death of Princess Diana. But to ship nuts, the 30th September was a very sad day as two ships with different fates ended their careers with their respective cruise lines. SS Rotterdam … Continue reading

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Cunard Jubilee Rendezvous – 6th-8th June 2012

We were en route to Rotterdam, in the wonderful Netherlands. We’d gone west to Swanage before turning into the shipping lane along the French coast. It was a smooth ride, though we were both so knackered after if we’d had … Continue reading

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SS Rotterdam – Success or Failure?

Many of you will be aware this former flagship of Holland America Line is now a static hotel and conference centre in the city of its birth. Despite major problems and expenses causing umpteen delays, she arrived to a huge … Continue reading

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