travel42 Cruise Ship Review: G Adventures Expedition

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The Expedition, belonging to G Adventures, was built in Scandinavia as a passenger and vehicle ferry in 1972.

In spring 2009, it was converted at a cost of US$15 million into an expedition ship in a Finnish yard for cruises in extreme northern and southern latitudes. It measures 6,334 tons and has a length of 345 ft and a 16-knot cruising speed.

This vessel replaces the M/S Explorer, which struck an underwater object while cruising in Antarctica in late November 2007. Passeng...

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OCG Class
Year Built1972
Year Last Refurbished2009
Capacity134 passengers