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Ocean Liners & Cruise Ships of Port Everglades

Ships & Sailing Schedules: September 1963 to August 1964

 Port Everglades History

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Southern Cross Shaw Savill & Albion
Built: 1955 Gross tons: 20204 Length: 604ft (184m) Beam: 78ft (24m) Draft: 25ft (8m) Speed: 20kn Registry: British Passengers: 1160 Tourist Class

Southern Cross of Shaw Savill & Albion built 1955

She sailed a round-the-world service from Southampton of approximately 75 days via the Panama Canal, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa, with occasional calls at Port Everglades. When built she was revolutionary as the first major liner with engines and funnel aft and the almost complete absence of cargo space. Served the tourist, low-fare and migrant market. Laid up in 1971, then converted to cruise ship Calypso, later Azure Seas and OceanBreeze.

SAILING SCHEDULE of Southern Cross - all sailingsArriveDepart
Southern Cross arrives on around-the-world voyage eastbound from Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington, Suva, Tahiti and Panama with an intransit call at Port Everglades departing to Bermuda and Southampton. Nov 16Nov 17