P & O Cruises,
London, U.K.

s.pass CANBERRA

IMO: Build: 1961 Shipyard: Harland & Wolff, Belfast.
Grt: 45.270 Nrt: 23.968 Dwt: 9.910
Speed: 27,5 knots   Dim: 249,48 x 31,25 x 9,97 m.
23/1 1957: Ordered at Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Yard.no: 1621
23/9 1957: Keel laid.
16/3 1960: Launched and named CANBERRA.
19/5 1961: Delivered to P & O, London, U.K.
2/6 1961: Departured Southampton for her maiden voyage.
1/11 1962: Collided with a barge in San Francisco, only minor damage on Canberra.
20/3 1973 - 1/6 1973: Laid up at Cape Fear River, North Carolina, U.S.A.
15/7 1973: Grounded at Grenada
19/7 1973: Refloated.
1974: Rebuild to a Cruise Ship.
9/4 1982 - 11/7 1982: Ordered by the British Admiralty to be used as Troop Transport Ship during the Falkland Island crises.
10/9 1997 - 30/9 1997: The ships last cruise.
10/10 1997: Departured Southampton for a voyage to Gadani Beach, Pakistan.
31/10 1997: Beached at Gadani Beach to be broken up.