Model on board Fred. Olsen's Black Prince, showing adaptation of after part of former vehicle deck as a marina, used when vessel at anchor in a suitable location.
Black Prince, a well loved cruise ship, is no more.
Maybe a less common sight in Stavanger than her identical sister Jupiter/Black Watch, but the Black Prince or Venus also operated from this port. Later in her career she was again to be seen as a cruiseship in a new guise, but with the same owners, Fred Olsen. Built in 1966 she is now still in servi
Norwegian cruising ship BLACK PRINCE/VENUS, imo 6613328/ 141,6m/ 9.499gt/ 22,5kn; 12/10/1966 completed by Lubecker Flender Werke, Lubeck, as roro/ferry BLACK PRINCE for Fred Olsen Lines, Oslo/Det Bergenske D/S, Kristiansands, however renamed VENUS from May to September, annually; 1987 converted to p