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Amusement World - Arrives at Panang

Photographs  Ian Collard 2006

Swedish Lloyd's PATRICIA was originally built to operate the Southampton to Bilbao service and was joined by her near sister Hispania.

In 1978 she became Stena Oceanica, 1979 Stena Saga, 1988 Lion Queen, 1990 Princess Victoria, 1990 Crown Princess, 1990 Pacific Star,1993 Sun Fiesta, 1994 Lion Queen, 1997 Putri Bintang and 1998 Amusement World.

As Amusement World she is owned by Jackston MTME Ltd., Singapore and sails on non-landing gambling cruises from the port of Penang(Malaysia). Although she is nearly 40 years old she operates two 9 hour cruises from Penang each day is very reliable and popular with the local Chinese gambling community.

AS one gets to the end of this additional information you will see that she has had a very colourful recent history!

IMO number:6620773Name of ship:AMUSEMENT WORLD
Call Sign:T2JA2Gross tonnage:12764
Type of ship:Passenger ShipYear of build:1967
Flag:TuvaluStatus of ship:In Service
Registered owner:JACKSTON MTME LTDAddress:05-31, Ubi Avenue 1, Singapore SINGAPORE
Ship manager:UNIVERSAL SHIPMANAGEMENTAddress:05-31, Ubi Avenue 1, Singapore SINGAPORE

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