Archives: Some P&O Ships

The Victoria and Canberra, both sailing for P&O, in Southampon.

The Victoria was originally launched for Swedish America Line in 1965 with a classic liner appearence, undergoing a major refit when P&O purchased the vessel. The ship also spent time in service for Holiday Kreuzfahrten and Princess Cruises and last sailed as the Mona Lisa. The ship is currently in Oman, as floating hotel Veronica.

The 44,000-ton Canberra was launched in 1960 by yard Harland and Wolff. The ship was originally intended for P&Os England-Australia service, but was adapted to cruising in the 1970s before serving in the Falklands War. She returned to cruising post war for P&O, and was scrapped in the late 1990s. Read More.


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