Independence Of the Seas – Naming Ceremony

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The BBC Tells us:

One of the world’s largest cruise ships has been officially named by a member of the public who won a national competition for the honour.

Elizabeth Hill, from Baslow in Derbyshire, won the chance to name and christen the 160,000-tonne Independence of the Seas.

Built in Finland, the £400m vessel will sail to and from Southampton.

Five times Olympic gold medallist Sir Steven Redgrave attended the naming ceremony. Continue Reading…

The Independence is the third of the Freedom class which, until the launch of Royal Caribbean’s Project Genesis, are the largest cruise ships in the world.

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