travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Sunshine

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At 101,353 tons and 893 ft, the Carnival Sunshine has a beam of 116 ft, a draft of 27 ft and a cruising speed of 22.5 knots. It debuted in 1996 as the world's largest cruise ship but has since been surpassed many times.

Originally named Carnival Destiny, the ship underwent a US$155 million refit in 2013, which was the biggest renovation Carnival had ever attempted. The ship was rechristened Carnival Sunshine after it emerged from the refurbishment.

During the 2013 dry ...

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OCG Class
Carnival Sunshine
Year Built1996
Year Last Refurbished2013
Capacity3,006 passengers