Queen Victoria Facts
Queen Victoria was the first purpose built cruise ship for Cunard since the Cunard Countess and Cunard Princess entered service in the 1970s. Queen Victoria is based on the Vista-Class design, however alterations were made to the ship that led to her being larger than many of the existing Vista-Class ships. Here are her general statistics and other technical information.
- Name: Queen Victoria.
- Gross Tonnage: 90,000 GT.
- Length: 964.5 feet / 294 metres.
- Beam: 106 feet / 32.3 metres.
- Draft: 25.9 feet / 7.9 metres.
- Height: 179 feet / 54.5 metres.
- Passengers: 2,014.
- Number of Decks: 12.
- Staterooms: 1,007.
- Keel Laid: May 12, 2006.
- Floated Out: January 2007.
- Entered Service: December 2007.
- Port of Registry: Hamilton (2011 – ) Southampton (2007 – 2011).
- Callsign: ZCEF3 (2011 – ) GBQV (2007 – 2011).
- Building Cost: €390 million.
- Builder: Fincantieri.
Some fun Queen Victoria Facts
- 86% of Queen Victoria’s cabins are outside rooms and have a view.
- 71% of the staterooms aboard have balconies.
- Building of Queen Victoria commenced on 14 April 2005.
- Queen Victoria was named by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwell. QV became the first Cunard Queen to have the Champagne bottle not break when released against the bow at the naming ceremony!