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 Black Watch

The Fred Olsen Black Watch features 67 cabins and suites with balconies. The ship can accommodate a maximum of 868 passengers and has a total of 421 cabins. The Black Watch was refitted in 2007 with a more sophisticated decor. After the ship completes its world tour in April 2009 it will feature a smoke free indoor environment.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Barry Banks 54 3 iberia welcome

    Our first cruise with Rred Olson. Very pleased with the whole trip. Weather was not to good, but did not matter to us because we found plenty to do & eat on the black watch. The more

    34 users found this review helpful.
  • Jo Walker 58 22 Western Caribbean

    We had a fantastic time on the Black Watch, everything was perfect, we couldn't re-book as the ship was booked too far ahead, but we are going on the Braemar for Christmas 2006, more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Michelle Stevens 36 3 Western Europe

    We selected this cruise only 3 months before traveling as a last minute holiday – we hadn’t planned to go on a cruise this year but due to the ‘value for money’ more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • Mervyn Hancock 59 17 Western Caribbean

    A group of Somerset card players were in full voice! Dedicated Bridge players during the day, they were now celebrating the 60th birthday of one of their number, with the help more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • John Wojcik 60 4 Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea

    In short, we'll travel on the Black Watch again. We were attracted to this line and cruise, purely because of the Itinerary. It avoided Italy, where we had been many more

    9 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):762
  • Builder:Wartsila (Finland)
  • Full Capacity:843
  • Inaugurated:1972
  • Space Ratio:37.4/33.7
  • Gross Tonnage:28,492gt
  • Crew:310
  • Length:674.1 ft. / 205.4 m