Princess Takes Delivery of Their Latest Build

Princess President Padgett accepted ownership of the Discovery Princess on January 28.

Princess Cruise has taken delivery of their latest Royal Class Medallion Ship. She is called the Discovery Princess, and Princess Cruises President John Padgett accepted delivery of the ship at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, this past Friday.


Padgett said, “Today marks a significant milestone for Princess Cruises as we officially take ownership of the spectacular Discovery Princess. We extend our immense gratitude to our long-time and trusted partners at Fincantieri, the shipbuilders of all six of our Royal-Class vessels with Discovery Princess and look forward to welcoming our first guests to experience the beauty of the ship when they embark in just a few weeks.”


The Discovery Princess will sail from Italy to the Port of Los Angeles and begin a series of Mexican Riviera and California Coast cruises.

After that, she will sail to Alaska for the summer season.


The ship is the sixth and final Royal-Class newbuilds and shares the style and luxury of her sister ships – Enchanted Princess, Sky Princess, Majestic Princess, Regal Princess, and Royal Princess.

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