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This sleek, Finnish built mid-sized ship designed for long distance cruising started life as the Royal Viking Star, entering service on June 26 1972. She was built by Wärtsilä in Helsinki as a six star vessel ...
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47 Fred. Olsen Black Watch Cruise Reviews

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Cruising with Fred Olsen ships really is like setting sail in an old peoples home - but there are no noisy kids running ... Read more
SO VERY DISAPPOINTING Londonlady2
07/12
This was a special Fred Olsen cruise for a group of music afficiando's many of whom had not been cruising before,so ... Read more
Disappointing LittleBlackDuck
05/12
We (my wife and I) flew out to Peru to catch the last leg of the world cruise back to Southampton, and almost literally ... Read more
Travelled with my wife, this was our first experience with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, after having done the obligatory ... Read more
Viking Awful! Linda Gray
04/12
This was our first (and only) Fred Olsen cruise. Started well - very friendly and efficient bar and restaurant staff. ... Read more

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Excellent brian
02/12
We left from Southampton (not on list of choices).Worth going the extra miles to reach Cape Verde... warmer and ... Read more
We were booked on Black Watch for her voyage to the Cape Verde islands on November 26th, and were told to get to the ... Read more
For this cruise to the Red Sea for Petra in Jordan ,we travelled to the NEC Cruise Show in October 2010.We were ... Read more
Small is beautiful. Mike Smith
11/11
Smooth and well organised embarkation, nice welcome from staff as we entered the ship. The cabin was spacious with ... Read more
Having cruised before with several different cruise lines we had never sailed before with Fred Olsen and this was a ... Read more

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Baltics with Fred the english aldy
08/11
Cruise to the Baltics of Fred Olsen Black Watch We had first travelled on this ship a few years ago, and like ... Read more
Totally spoilt Clare Ding
08/11
From booking, to embarkation, to leaving........Fred Olsen had it totally organised so totally stress free. The ... Read more
We are the sort who holiday in the quietest, remotest areas so we were nervous but decided this was the way to see the ... Read more
Fred. Olsen's "Black Watch" is now the oldest ship in their fleet but despite this it is a fine looking vessel. It has ... Read more
Having only been on far larger ships with Cunard and Celebrity, my wife and I booked Fred Olsen after research and ... Read more

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It was with some misgiving that we booked our cruise on a smaller and older ship than we had previously sailed on but ... Read more
After more than 50 years of marriage of two people with disparate natures, the cruise to the Baltic offered the ... Read more
We've travelled on Fred Olsen ships before, and on one or two of the larger ships (Royal Carribean and Ocean Village), ... Read more
South Pacific C. W. Miller
04/08
This was my 22nd cruise with Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines and was a sector of the "Black Watch" 2008 world cruise. I flew ... Read more
The "Black Watch"(28492 tons)is owned by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and is an older ship but one constructed for ... Read more

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02/04
Black Watch is beautiful, and a real 'ship' often described as a Country House Hotel. She's not new but she's well ... Read more
Black Watch daveandzeen
Not rated
02/08
'Easter in Iberia' As a family this was our second cruise and the first on Black Watch. Our previous cruise had been ... Read more

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