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Some interesting facts from this database:

The longest nameCiudad de Santa Cruz de la Palma was borne by two ships built 1972
The second longest nameCanguro Cabo San Sebastian 1972

The above two names were borne by the same ship

The ship that has retained the same name the longestJuno 1874
The oldest ship still activeJuno 1874
Ship that took 27 years not to be completedRegent Sky 1985
The ship with the most name changesNils Holgersson 1962 had a 17th name of Sama 1
Regent Sky 2011500001990Stocznia Gdanska im V Lenin, GdanskB494/40
1985:Laid down as Stena Baltica. 1986: construction stopped with hull built to deck 7. 1989: sold and towed to Avlis SY, Perama. 1990: Lengthened. 1995:owner bankrupt. 1999: banks took ownership but never completedTowed to Aliaga arrived 16/7/2011sc

Nils Holgersson 196735291962Hanseatische Werft, Hamburg1811 09 1961
Gosta Berling 1967Escapade 1967Gosta Berling 1968Escapade 1968Gosta Berling 1969Sardaigne 1969Gosta Berling 1970Sardaigne 1970Gosta Berling 1971Sardaigne 1971Gosta Berling 1972Sardaigne 1972Gosta Berling 1975Mary Poppins 1976Samaina 2000Sama 1
lCollision 4/11/96 off Samos with Greek warship KOSTAKOS. Laid up 1997. Arr 21/7/2000 Alang, India sc 7/2000