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M/S Artemis vital statistics
Company: P & O Cruises (until 2010)
Home Port: Hamilton, Bermuda
Gross Tonnage: 45,000 tons
Cruising Speed: 21 knots
Passenger Capacity: 1,200
Passenger Decks: 9
Voyages sailed on this ship: Caribbean
At 45,000 tons the Artemis was the baby of the P &
O fleet and is classed these days as a "small" ship.
Strange to think she is only slightly smaller than the
mighty liner Titanic who was the largest and grandest
ship ever built at the time.
Since 2010 the P & O ‘baby’ of the fleet has been the
A glimpse of the Artemis docked in palm-fringed
surroundings in Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands on
16 February 2009.
Cabin A208 on the Arcadia deck, deck 7. This large,
pleasant twin-bedded cabin had a sliding door leading
to a small balcony which contained a couple of deck
chairs and a small table. We always enjoy leaving the
balcony door open overnight in tropical climates to
enjoy the fresh sea air and the gorgeous sounds of the
Here we are at the captain’s cocktail party on the
Artemis enjoying the gratis drinks and canapés.
(Left) We spotted the Artemis in Bergen in 2008,
seven months before our Caribbean cruise on her.
(Right) The Artemis, photographed from the deck of
the Boudicca, during our cruise of Norway and
Svalbard in 2008.