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I would appreciate an definition of the classes of the ships many refer to. Thanks !
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Old February 25th, 2008, 01:47 PM
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The ship's class refers to the basic design of the ship and is usually named after the first ship in that series to be built. For example, the Fantasy class ships all have the same basic design and layout of Fantasy. I believe there were 8 ships in this series and if you look at the deck plans for all 8 ships, you will find that they are remarkably similar. You will also find The Destiny class, the Spirit class, and I think two more.
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Old February 25th, 2008, 01:49 PM
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Default Re: Ship "classes"

Originally Posted by Nancy1942
I would appreciate an definition of the classes of the ships many refer to. Thanks !
The "Class" of ship refers to the design, gross tonnage and configuration of a ship or group of ships in the fleet. The ships in each class will basically be the same. The name of the class usually is determined by the name of the first, of that class built. Carnival, currently has six classes of ships:

These are the classes: Each individual ship may vary, slightly, in size and configuration.

Holiday Class 46,052 gross ton

Fantasy Class 70,367 gross tons Carnival Fantasy
Carnival Ecstasy
Carnival Sensation
Carnival Fascination
Carnival Imagination
Carnival Inspiration
Carnival Elation
Carnival Paradise

Destiny Class 101,353 gross tons
Carnival Destiny
Carnival Triumph
Carnival Victory

Spirit Class 85,700-85,900 gross tons
Carnival Spirit
Carnival Pride
Carnival Legend
Carnival Miracle

Conquest Class 110,000 gross tons
Carnival Conquest
Carnival Glory
Carnival Valor
Carnival Liberty
Carnival Freedom

Splendor Class 113,300 Gross tons
Carnival Splendor

Carnival has two futures ship that will be coming in 2009 and 2011. They are:
Carnival Dream Expected to enter service in October 2009 with a gross tonnage of 130,000 and a passenger capacity of 3,652. Carnival Dream and Carnival Magic will be Carnival's largest ships.

Carnival Magic Expected to enter service in June 2011.

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Thank you both !!!!
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