Sapphire Sparkles in Seattle

Nancy Murkowski, the First Lady of Alaska, christened the new Sapphire Princess in the first cruise ship naming ceremony ever held in Seattle. The 2,670-passenger, 116,000-ton Sapphire Princess follows sister ship Diamond Princess to Seattle. Through summer, the Sapphire will operate seven-day Inside Pas


Nancy Murkowski, the First Lady of Alaska, christened the new Sapphire Princess in the first cruise ship naming ceremony ever held in Seattle. The 2,670-passenger, 116,000-ton Sapphire Princess follows sister ship Diamond Princess to Seattle. Through summer, the Sapphire will operate seven-day Inside Passage cruises. Starting Sept. 22, the ship will move to San Francisco for a series of 10-day Mexican Riviera cruises. In November the ship begins a season of voyages to Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific and Asia.
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