Sagafjord 1996
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Sagafjord alongside Front Street, Hamilton, Bermuda in 1989

Booked in November 1995, this was to have been a first visit to Philadelphia, cradle of US Independence, as well as a return, not only to Bermuda but also to Charleston & Savannah, which we had discovered upon our first voyage aboard Sagafjord in 1989. But it was not to be.
Itinerary = ports at anchor
9th November
- Fly to Ft Lauderdale, Florida
and embark Sagafjord
Sundday-at sea
Monday-at sea
Tuesday-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wednesday-at sea
Thursday-at sea
Friday-St George, Bermuda
Saturday-Hamilton, Bermuda
Sunday-Hamilton, Bermuda
Monday-at sea
Tuesday-Charleston, South Carolina
Wednesday-Savannah, Georgia
Thursday-at sea
22nd November
-Ft Lauderdale, Florida
disembark Sagafjord & Fly to UK

Cunard had suffered badly in 1994 following QE2's refit which over-ran, ruining her inaugural cruise and resulting in bad publicity and heavy compensation claims. By 1995, Cunard was making heavy losses and in December, a major restructuring was announced in which Sagafjord, now 30 years old, would be withdrawn from service the following September, effectively cancelling our cruise.

However, all was not lost, as the upshot was that by way of "compensation", we were allowed to transfer to the 3-week "Gala Christmas & New Year Cruise" aboard Royal Viking Sun!

Cruise Mileage: 0 nautical miles
Total Mileage to date: 52,598 n miles

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