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 Norway

Norway has been retired and is no longer in service

Originally built in 1962 as the S/S France, this ship was the pride of the Grande Nation until it was laid up in 1974. Purchased by Norwegian Cruise Line in 1979, the grand liner was turned into cruising's very first superliner by Germany's Lloyd Werft shipyard. The same shipyard further enlarged the ship in 1990 and last refurbished her in late 2001. In a horrible boiler explosion in 2003, the Norway is currently laid up awaiting repair. It is uncertain if she will again enter service or be scraped. Time will tell.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Rochelle 30 2 Eastern Caribbean

    WOW...where to start. Let me firstly say that this was a great expierence for me. I think that most people can agree that your vacation is what you make it. Sure, errors can happen...but...read more

  • Tad Dunlap 48 6 Eastern Caribbean

    Booking and Pre-board Process: We booked via an online travel agency - got a great price for a historic ship but not much info. Calling NCL directly, we were told we could switch...read more

  • Amy Baker 23 2 Eastern Caribbean

    This was my second cruise, and overall, I was very pleased. We had the lowest level room, and found it to be fine. The room was kept clean, and we had no complaints there. Our room...read more

  • Eileen M. Healy 42 6 Eastern Caribbean

    I just want to state up front that I believe the Norway is the type of ship you either love or hate. There does not appear to be a middle ground. I loved her. Something about...read more

  • Jonathan Avila 25 First Cruise Eastern Caribbean

    Jonathan Avila Our 7 night Honeymoon Cruise to the Eastern Caribbean Sunday morning after breakfast we set out for the Port of Miami to board our ship....read more

  • Dave Redlawsk n/a 6 Eastern Caribbean

    Boy this is nice! (Written sitting at the dining room table in V140 on Sunday afternoon.) Embarkation - arrived at noon at the pier after overnighting at Summerfield...read more

  • Robin Sherrill n/a n/a Eastern Caribbean

    Robin Sherrill   I had read so many negative reviews of this ship, and I was really worried about booking a cruise on this ship. Last year was my first cruise on...read more

  • Gretchen Liles Line n/a n/a Eastern Caribbean

    Gretchen Liles A day early in Miami We flew in the evening of the 1st and stayed at the Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay although the cab driver...read more

  • Johnnie Jordan n/a 2 Eastern Caribbean

    depart Miami Sunday 4:00pm at sea Monday at sea...read more

  • George Leppla early 50s 30+ Eastern Caribbean

    The Great Outdoors Cafe: "You never get a second chance to make a good first impression" and my first impression of this area wasn't good. The "welcome aboard" buffet was...read more

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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2032
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  • Full Capacity:2370
  • Inaugurated:1962
  • Space Ratio:37.4 / 32.1
  • Gross Tonnage:76,049gt
  • Crew:920
  • Length:1,036 ft. / 316 m