North to Alaska

This is my first time back on the ms Amsterdam since her dry dock in Dec. She is looking very nice.

We sailed out of Seattle today under the expert care of Fred Eversen. Did you know that Fred sailed on cargo ships with his dad when he was young. He start with Holland in 1980 on the Rotterdam as an apprentice officer. When he is not commanding ships he lives in my home state of Florida. He will be taking us to the following ports on her first 14 day cruise to Alaska for this season:

Vancouver Island – Cruising

Ketchikan, Alaska, US

Scenic Cruising Tracy Arm

Juneau, Alaska, US

Icy Strait Point, Alaska, US

At Sea

Anchorage, Alaska, US

Homer, Alaska, US

Kodiak, Alaska, US

Hubbard Glacier

Sitka, Alaska, US

At Sea

Victoria, British Columbia, CA

Seattle, Washington, US

 

Ship Facts: ms Amsterdam, Holland America Flag Ship

Ship’s Registry:  The Netherlands

Passenger capacity:  1,380

Crew members:  615

Gross tonnage:  62,735grt

Length:  780 feet

Beam:  105.8

Maximum speed:  22.5 knots

Dedicated:  October 30, 2000, by Mrs. Janet Lanterman

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Cruising my retirement!
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One Response to North to Alaska

  1. Slehto1222@aol.com says:

    as usual very jealous. Have a great sail. Beautiful scenery…

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