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Hotel Aquamarina  (ex- Pamjaty Azina)


Above : Photo taken at Budapest in 2008 by Szolt Szabo


Built in 1903
Length : 96.6 m
Hull breadth : 10.8 m (18.8 m overall)


Built in 1903 for use on Russian rivers and named "Harkov" and later "Pamjaty Azina", running in service until around 1994.
Sold for use in Albania. Renovated at Vac in Hungary prior to delivery 1995-1996.
The Albanian project fell through and the ship remained in Hungary.
Since 2006, used as a hotel ship located on the western bank of the River Danube in the northern suburbs of Budapest, Hungary
Boiler removed in 2008 

Reports in 2016 indicate that the paddle wheels have been removed and the spaces redeveloped into fitness rooms


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Above : At Ujpest shipyard, 1st April 2006 by Zsolt Szabo


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Above : In 2012. Photo by kind courtesy of Enrico Crosti


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Cabin on board the Hotel

Communal dining room

The steam engines have been retained

Photos by kind courtesy of Zsolt Szabo, taken on 18th June 2009

 

 

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