Hanseatic 1991

david smith
19th October 2005, 12:12
The Hapag-Lloyd cruise ship Hanseatic in drydock, Hamburg September 2005. Built as Society Adventurer in 1991 she was renamed in 1992. 8,378gt

20th October 2005, 00:34
I prefer the former Hanseatic

fred henderson
20th October 2005, 00:40
It is interesting David, that the exploration cruise ships, in the true spirit of exploration seem to get into navigation difficulties. I understand that Hanseatic ran aground again, off northern Norway this year.


21st October 2005, 02:21
Yes, strangley enough when Canberra finished her 'line voyages' and became a full time cruise ship, she promptly ran aground. So there must be something in it Fred?!. I think Captan Reid was her master then, but could be wrong. Wally Vickers, her master when I served on her retired when I left the ship having told us that Canberra had ceased to be a liner after her final line voyage ending in Southampton December 1972. I stayed on board for her Christmas cruise which was a total disaster. But that is a story for another day. Another Hanseatic was the ex Shalom. David