Ships Princess List of Princess Cruise Ships Newest to Oldest

List of Princess Cruise Ships Newest to Oldest

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Princess Cruises currently has 17 cruise ships in service.  The premium cruise line is owned by Carnival Corporation and was highlighted in the hit TV show The Love Boat which first aired in 1976.

Listed below is every cruise ship with Princess Cruises in order from newest to oldest.  This list will be updated as new ships are added to the fleet.  So feel free to bookmark this page to stay up to date on the newest ships.

At the end of this post we will list the up-and-coming cruise ships with Princess that will soon be added to the fleet.

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Feel free to let us know which of these ships you’ve sailed on in the comment section below.

Majestic Princess (2017)

Majestic Princess debuted as the third Royal Class ship in 2017.  The 143,000 ton ship is 1 foot longer than Royal Princess at 1,083 feet.  With a capacity of 3,560 the ship currently offers itineraries in the Pacific and finds port in Sydney, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

Regal Princess (2014)

The 2nd Royal Class ship with Princess, Regal Princess is a 139,000 ton vessel which was launched in 2014.  The ship has a guest capacity of 3,560.  Read a review of Regal Princess here.

Royal Princess (2013)

When first launched in 2013, Royal Princess was the largest ship in the fleet.  The 142,229 ton ship was the first Royal Class ship with the line and is able to carry 3,600 passengers.  See our Royal Princess review and video tour.

Ruby Princess (2008)

Before the arrival of Royal Princess, Ruby Princess was the largest ship in the fleet.  Debuting in 2008, Ruby Princess is a 113,561 ton ship and is part of the Grand class.  Passenger capacity is 3,080.  See our Ruby Princess review here.

Emerald Princess (2007)

Emerald Princess debuted in 2007 as a 113,561 ton ship.  With a capacity of 3,114, the ship was refurbished in 2015.

Crown Princess (2006)

Debuting in 2006, Crown Princess is a 113,000 ton ship in the Crown Class that has a capacity of 3,080 guests.

Diamond Princess (2004)

Formerly a Gem Class ship in 2004 when it was launched, Diamond Princess is a 115,875 ton Grand Class ship that has a guest capacity of 2,670.

Caribbean Princess (2004)

As a modified Grand Class cruise ship Caribbean Princess is marginally larger than other ships in her class.  The 113,00 ton ship was launched in 2004 and has a capacity of 3,142 guests.  See our impressions of Caribbean Princess here.

Sapphire Princess (2004)

Sapphire Princess is a Crown Class cruise ship which debuted in 2004.  The 113,000 ton ship has a capacity of 3,080.

Island Princess (2003)

Island Princess is a Coral Class ship and the sister ship of Coral Princess.  The 91,627 ton ship was launched in 2003 and has a guest capacity of 2,214.

Coral Princess (2002)

Having debuted in 2002, Coral Princess is a 91,627 ton ship with a capacity of 1,970.  This is the sister ship to Island Princess.

Star Princess (2002)

Star Princess is a Grand Class cruise ship that debuted in 2002.  The 109,00 ton ship has a guest capacity of 3,100.

Golden Princess (2001)

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Built in 2001, Golden Princess is the sister ship to Grand Princess and Star Princess.  The 108,865 ton ship has a guest capacity of 2,600.

Pacific Princess (1999)

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Pacific Princess first entered service for Renaissance Cruises in 1999.  Princess Cruises purchased the 30,277 ton ship ship in 2004.  Guest capacity is 826.

Grand Princess (1998)

At the time Grand Princess was built in 1998 she was the most expensive and largest cruise ship in the world.  The Grand class ship is a 107,517 ton ship with a capacity of 3,100.

Sea Princess (1998)

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Sea Princess is a Sun Class ship that was first used by Princess, transferred to P&O Cruises from 2003-2005 (Adonia), and then reacquired by Princess.  The 77,499 ton ship has a guest capacity of 2,000.

Sun Princess (1995)

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Sun Princess is the first Sun Class ship with the line and it first debuted in 1995.  The 77,441 ton ship has a guest capacity of 2,010.

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Future Princess Cruise Ships:

  • Sky Princess – The first new cruise ship to join the fleet activated with Princess MedallionClass Vacations enabled by the OceanMedallion.  Sky Princess will enter service in October of 2019 as a 145,000 ton ship.
  • Enchanted Princess – This Royal class ship will debut in June 2020.  Learn about some of the new innovations on these upcoming ships here.

A final Royal Class ship, yet to be named, is on order for delivery in 2022 with two additional ships on order for delivery in 2023 and 2025.

List of Princess Cruise Ships Newest to Oldest

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Ships Princess List of Princess Cruise Ships Newest to Oldest


  1. Majestic, Sun, Sea, the old Dawn, Sapphire, Ruby next month, next year Island and Regal. Years ago wouldn’t have thought I would cruise so much.

  2. Been on Majestic, Pacific, Coral, Sapphire, Emerald, Golden, Royal, Ruby, Sea, Grand and Crown. Sky in December. Twenty -three cruises on Princess, but who’s counting?

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