July 26, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 30

Icebreaker Cruise

The Hanseatic anchored in Frederick Sound and passed through the Narrows on Monday. The six deck, 400 foot, 5-star cruise ship hosts 184 passengers and 125 crew. The vessel is described as the only five-star expedition-cruise ship in the world and specializes in trips to Antarctica. The vessel has the highest ice class for passenger ships, E4. Approximately 160 guests were lightered into town for shopping and excursions, according to Sally Dwyer of the chamber of commerce.

Pilot Photo

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