The Regal Empress

Read Her History

by Peter Knego

Built as OLYMPIA
Transatlantic Shipping Corporation (Greek Line)
Built by Alexander Stephen and Sons Ltd., Glasgow
Yard no: 636
Extensively rebuilt at Perama in 1982 and Hamburg in 1983
22,979 GT (as built)
186.1 by 24.1 m/ 611 by 79 feet
Two Pametrada geared turbines; Twin screw; 26,000 SHP 21 knots (as built)
Passengers: 50/196 first, 1,160/1,306 tourist (as built)