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Royal Princess Cruise Ship Christened by The Duchess of Cambridge

Yesterday in England, The Duchess Of Cambridge has christened a gigantic new Princess Cruises new ship named the Royal Princess. Throughout company’s history numerous accomplished and celebrated women have named their ships. This time this mutual honor was given to Kate Middleton. This special ceremony was Kate’s final solo public appearance before she is expected to give birth in mid-July.

During this great celebration, the Duchess of Cambridge used a 4-gallon (15-liter), $1,500 bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne to do the christening. It was so heavy she couldn’t swing it herself, but she cut a ribbon that launched the bottle toward the hull, where it smashed as crowds cheered.

Duchess of Cambridge names Royal Princess ship

 

“I name this ship Royal Princess, may God bless her and all who sail in her,” said a specially-selected godmother, whose baby bump was clearly outlined against her black and white print coat.

The new 3,600-passenger Royal Princess cruise ship wasn’t named for the duchess, but it appears suitable for royalty. Among the many amenities: 10 restaurants, a casino, and 1,780 staterooms. The ship weighs a staggering 141,000 tons.

The ship will make its maiden voyage from Southampton to Barcelona (with a few stops along the way), and after that will embark on a voyage around the Mediterranean Sea. Following this voyage, it will travel across the Atlantic to Fort LauderdaleYouTube Preview Image.

 

Royal Princess Cruise Ship Christened by The Duchess Of Cambridge

Royal Princess Cruise Ship Christened by The Duchess Of Cambridge

 

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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