Today Carnival Destiny sails on her final voyage, to be torn apart, and will return to New Orleans in the spring as a Frankenstein version of a ship. Called the &quot;Death Star&quot; by crew, this breakdown-prone ship is nonetheless an iconic piece of shipping history: she's the first ship
Delivered by Fincantieri in 1996. The first passenger ship in the World to exceed 100,000 gross tons. Four sisters have since been delivered, followed by four even larger ships, and three more on order as at September 2005.