- Pacific Sun (ship)
Pacific Sun and the tall ship James Craig in Darling Harbour during 2011
Career Name: Pacific Sun
Operator: Carnival Cruise Lines 1986–2004
P&O Cruises Australia 2004
Port of registry: Liberia 1986–1996
United Kingdom 2004-2010
Builder: Kockums Varv, Malmö, Sweden Cost: US$134 million Launched: 26 October 1985 Acquired: June 1986 Maiden voyage: July 1986 In service: 6 July 1986 Identification: Call sign: 9HA2479
IMO number: 8314122
MMSI no.: 248708000
Status: In service Notes:  General characteristics Class and type: Holiday class cruise ship Tonnage: 47,262 GT Displacement: 6,405 metric tons deadweight (DWT) Length: 223.4 m (733 ft) Beam: 28.2 m (92 ft 6 in) Draft: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in) Decks: 10 passenger decks Installed power: 2×7 cylinder Sulzer diesels, combined 23520 kW Propulsion: Two propellers Speed: 21.7 kn (40.19 km/h; 24.97 mph) Capacity: 1,486 passengers Crew: 670 Notes: 
MS Pacific Sun is a Holiday class cruise ship operated by P&O Cruises Australia. At 47,000 tons, Pacific Sun is a medium-sized ship, accommodating up to 1,900 passengers. She was built in 1986 by Kockums Varv, Malmö, Sweden, for Carnival Cruise Lines as MS Jubilee, along with near-sister ship Celebration. The other near-sister ship of the class, Holiday, was built earlier by Aalborg Værft in Ålborg, Denmark.
In 2004, the vessel was transferred to P&O Cruises Australia and renamed Pacific Sun. Pacific Sun arrived in Australia in November 2004, and began year-round cruises from Sydney to the South Pacific and tropical north Queensland. She is based out of Brisbane, the largest year-round liner to be based in Queensland. After receiving a multi-million dollar makeover, she is currently sailing in all white colours, like P&O's other ships, along with new amenities. Unlike her sisters Grand Celebration and Grand Holiday, Pacific Sun was the only ship who's funnel was changed upon leaving the Carnival Cruise Line fleet; her sister's funnels were simply painted over, while Sun had Carnival's iconic wings removed.
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- Pacific Sun official website
- Cruise Critic review
- Clean Cruising 3D ship model and Google Maps cruise paths
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