Costa Allegra

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Author: Leo Van Ginderen collection
Location: Istanbul (TR)
Date: 13/06/2008


Administrative data Technical data
name: Costa Allegra
built: 1969
call sign: ICRA
IMO: 6916885
flag: Italy
dimensions: 187.69 x 25.75 x 8.20 m
type: cruise
capacity: 1072 passengers
413 crew
10 decks (9 guest)
speed: 19.00 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
Annie Johnson (container carrier) ('69-'86)
Regent Moon ('86-'88)
Alexandra ('88-'92)
Santa Cruise ('12-'12)

We also have pictures of this vessel under the folowing name(s).

Extra info:
She was built in 1969 as a container ship.
In 1986 she was sold to Regency Cruises with the intention of being converted into a cruise ship as Regent Moon, but she was laid up instead. In 1988 she was sold to Compania Naviera Panalexandra and renamed Alexandra but continued laid up.
In 1990, the ship was acquired by Costa Cruises and rebuilt into a cruise ship. She entered service as Costa Allegra in 1992

on 27 February 2012, Costa Allegra suffered a generator fire while off the coast of Africa approximately 200 miles southwest of the Seychelles, nobody was injured.
She was taken on tow and later on sold for scrap due to her age and damage that she took.

Converted? This vessel was converted from container carrier to cruise in the year 1992.
Museum? No
Scrapping? This vessel was sold to Turkey in the year 2012 for scrapping.
Lost at sea or sunken? Yes, (please look at the extra info box for more information).