Crystal Serenity to Complete Historic Voyage on Sept. 16
Photo via Crystal Cruises
A massive cruise ship has become the largest vessel to make its way through the Northwest Passage, The News & Observer reported.
The Crystal Serenity will soon finish its journey from Seward, Alaska, through the Bering Strait, across the Arctic Ocean and finally to New York, the newspaper said.
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The cruise liner departed from Seward on Aug. 16 and is expected to arrive in New York on Sept. 16, according to The News & Observer.
Between 1903 and 1906, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen sailed his ship through the Northwest Passage, The News & Observer said.
"They spent three years, and we're going to do this in 32 days and in a lot more comfort," Crystal Serenity’s captain, Birger Vorland, told the newspaper.
Crystal Cruises posted this image on Friday to Instagram:
According to The Washington Post, the cost of sailing aboard the Crystal Serenity begins at $22,000.
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