This is an archived post that originally appeared on CruiseInd on Feb 22, 2015 @ 09:21

Britannia has officially sailed from her homeport in Southampton. Thank you for following.
I updated the side bar with her webcam which appears to be working.

Saturday March 14

She’s sailed. Here’s her send off that the Port of Southampton gave her:

via @MaritimePhotos:

She’s getting ready to sail.

Wednesday March 11

CruiseInd favorite MaritimeMatters has just posted a fantastic detailed report from the christening.

Here’s some high res photos from flickr.

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Tuesday March 10

Amazing event! #Britannia @pandocruises

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On her first try, the Queen gets it right!

The Queen has officially named @pandocruises #Britannia A photo posted by Cruise Capital (@cruisecapital) on

Monday March 9

Friday March 6

She has arrived.
Here’s a bunch of photos of her arrival:

Thursday March 5

Britannia is currently sailing around the northwest tip of France.

Tomorrow!!!! So excited for #Britannia and the weeks events in #southampton

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Monday March 2

Pretty cool photo P&O Just tweeted out.


Saturday Feb 28

The Britannia has departed the shipyard in Monfalcone and currently exiting the Adriatic Sea, headed into the Mediterranean. She’s scheduled to pass Gibraltar on March 3rd.


Friday Feb 27

P&O Cruises has announced that Her Majesty The Queen, along with His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will name the Britannia when she arrives in Southampton. The event will be held on Tuesday March 10, 2015 at:
Ocean Terminal
Southampton, SO14 3QN


Wednesday Feb 25

Even the lifeboats have a bit of hull art..kind of

Prepare for the drop #lifeboat #britannia #drill #captainphilips

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Tuesday Feb 24

Here are some highlights from her handover ceremony.


Sunday Feb 22

Chef Eric Lanlard tours the venues.

Some Interior photos. Love this atrium. Might be one of my favorites ever. From Dave Monk currently onboard.

Pool area:

That is one amazing chandelier.

from Marine Traffic

She’s definitely a Royal Princess, but a little different. I’m sure the machinery is identical.