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Noordam

Noordam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,924
Crew Members:
800
Gross Tonnage:
82,318 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
February 2006
Godmother:
Actress Marlee Matlin

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If It Floats, It’s a Boat — Right?

If It Floats, It’s a Boat — Right?

Lynn Hardey sent us this great photo and explanation of what the heck it is. Carrots, dental floss??!! It’s name was the Halraiserdam and this is the 15th ship I have built for the “Whatever Floats Your Boat” contest. It is a replica of the Noordam which is the ship I was on. I always…   read more of “If It Floats,…”

Sunset from Noordam

Sunset from Noordam

HAL guest Diana Morrison shared these great photos with us from her recent cruise on Noordam. If you have a favorite photo from a Holland America cruise, share it with us.

HAL History: Noordam Brought Post-War Relief

Jorn Veraart shared this video with us from the old Noordam bringing its first load of food and passengers to the Netherlands as part of the European Recovery plan in 1948 to relieve widespread hunger, unemployment and housing shortages faced by many Europeans after World War II.

Postcards from Santorini, Greece

Postcards from Santorini, Greece

Sue Appel sent us this note and photos from her recent Mediterranean cruise on Noordam. We’ll keep going back to Santorini to take more photos like these. We especially love it because that’s our cruise ship, the Noordam, in the photo. We had the best holiday ever on Holland America. Happy cruising, Sue

Oosterdam and Noordam at Port in Barcelona, Spain

Oosterdam and Noordam at Port in Barcelona, Spain

We received the following note and photos from Aad Hoogesteger, a regular contributor to the blog: Last Friday Nicoline and I went to Barcelona, Spain, to “recharge our batteries” and see the cruises at port. These are a few pictures of the Oosterdam on Friday, October 16th; Saturday, October 17th; Sunday, October 18th and a…   read more of “Oosterdam and…”

Visiting Villefranche

Visiting Villefranche

[Noordam is in Monte Carlo today, not more than 15 minutes by train from Villefranche.] Villefranche is a simply stunning small harbor town between Monte Carlo and Nice, easy to reach by train. It’s a pleasant destination for a vigorous walk among the homes of the rich and famous who have chosen to settle here….   read more of “Visiting…”