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Port Canaveral Historic Milestones



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Location: at the intersection of Glen Cheek Drive and Dave Nisbet Drive, Cape Canaveral, FL
County: Brevard
Coordinates: N 28° 24.511    W 080° 37.174
  28.40851666    -80.61956666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Port Canaveral Historic Milestones
Cruise Industry


1964 – First cruise ship visit, S/S Yarmouth
1980 – First Queen Elizabeth II visit
1982 – First Cruises to Nowhere, S/S Scandinavian Seas
1984 – First homeported ship, Premier Cruise Lines S/S Royale
1993 – First homeported mega-ship, Carnival Fantasy
1996 – First 2-day cruises to the Bahamas, Dolphin IV
1997 – First partial-day gaming cruises, Diamond Royale
1999 – First 7-day cruises to the Caribbean, Rembrandt