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Building contract  
Start of Production  
25/9/1958 Keel laid  
19/3/1959 Launch and christined by Irma von Rettig  
5/4/1960 Delivered to Rederi AB Bore, Turku, Finland.  
12/4/1960 Turku - Mariehamn - Stockholm route.  
1962 Build new Lounge later Cafe on Boat deck.  
1/11/1965 Turku - Långnäs - Stockholm route.  
15/5/1966 Turku - Mariehamn - Stockholm route.  
4/9/1966 Turku - Långnäs - Stockholm route.  
1/10/1966 Turku - Stockholm route.  
29/5/1967 Helsinki - Stockholm route.  
24/6/1967 Turku - Stockholm route.  
28/10/1967 Helsinki - Stockholm route.  
18/11/1967 Turku - Stockholm route.  
29/5/1968 Helsinki - Stockholm route.  
12/6/1968 Turku - Stockholm route.  
27/10/1969 Helsinki - Stockholm route.  
1/12/1969 Turku - Stockholm route.  
     
1/1/1970 Operated Silja Line same routes.  
27/7/1970 Collision with  cargo ship Edda on Stockholm archipelago only minor damages.  
2/11/1970 Helsinki - Stockholm route.  
7/12/1970 Turku - Stockholm route.  
1972 Build more cabins on cargo area, new restaurant , shop and sauna´s build on car deck.  
New Dining saloon build on front deck.  
1/9/1976 Last arrival to Turku.  
1/9/1976 Laid up.  
     
6/10/1977 Sold to Jakob Lines OY, Pietarsaari, Finland.  
10/10/1977 Docking at Finnboda, Stockholm.  
7/11/1977 Arrived to Pietarsaari. New name Borea.  
winter 1977/78 Rebuild interior  
13/5/1978 Pietarsaari - Skellefteå route.  
23/9/1978 Winter laid up. Some pre christmas cruise done.  
12/1978 Charter to Fred. Olsen Ltd.  
1-5/1979 Used to accommodation ship at Stornoway.  
15/6/1979 Back to Jakob Lines service Pietarsaari  - Skellefteå route.  
autumn 1979 Winter laid up. Some pre christmas cruise done.  
23/5/1980 Pietarsaari - Umeå route  
29/5/1980 Pietarsaari - Skellefteå route.  
16/9/1980 Drydocking at Turku. Winter laid up.  
30/4/1981 Charter to Folkline Kaskinen - Gävle route.  
30/5/1981 Back to Jakob Lines service Pietarsaari  - Skellefteå route.  
3/10/1981 Winter laid up.  
4/12/1981 Docking at Finnboda, Stockholm.  
4/12/1981 Charter to Canadian company  for accommodation ship to Algeria.  
1984 End of charter  
     
26/4/1984 Sold to Aura Line, Turku, Finland. Deal cancelled later  
8/5/1984 Arrived to parainen for rebuilding.  
29/5/1984 Sold to Helsinki Steamship Company Ltd (Oy Henry Nielsen Ab). Helsinki, Finland.  
6/1984 Charter to Aura line OY, Turku, Finland  
20/6/1984 Turku - Stockholm route.  
4/10/1984 Last arrival to Turku. Aura Line went to bankrup.  
5/10/1984 Laid up at Turku  
1/10/1985 Sold to Aqua Culture Industries Inc, Monrovia, Liberia. (Vanderbilt Steamship Co,) Canada.  
14/11/1985 Delivered to new owner.  Liberia flag.  
3/12/1985 Returned back to Helsinki Steamship Company Ltd. When new owner could´nt pay a ship.  
 
20/1/1987 Sold to Rannikkolinjat OY, Kotka, Finland  
2/3/1987 Delivered to new owner.  
28/4/1987 New name Kristina Regina.  
26/7/1987 Towed to Wärtsilä Kotka Shipyard. Where  change diesel engines and rebuild ship.  
22/4/1987 Arrived first to Kotka.  
28/4/1988 Cruises from Kotka and Helsinki to Leningrad, Tallinn, Visby and Riga  
12/1988 Arrived Hollming OY Shipyard , Rauma, Finland for rebuild most of ship cabins.  
7/4/1989 Cruises from Kotka and Helsinki to Leningrad, Tallinn, Visby and Riga  
8/1990 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises  
19/10/1990 Rannikkolinjat OY change name to Kristina Cruises OY  
31/5/1991 Helsinki - Kotka - Leningrad, Helsinki - Visby,  Helsinki - Visby - Riga, Helsinki - Norrköping cruises  
20/8/1991 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises and some Helsinki - Kotka - Leningrad cruises.  
31/5/1992 Helsinki - st. Petersburg, Helsinki - Riga, Helsinki - Visby, Helsinki - Visby Öland and 6 and 9 days cruises around Baltic Sea.  
27/8/1992 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises  
30/11-13/12/1992 24 h cruises from Kotka.  
12/1992 Docking  and build KC class cabins on deck 5.  
15/1-31/5/1993 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises  
6/1993 Cruises from Helsinki to Visby, Riika, St petersburg and 6 to 11 days  cruises on Baltic sea.  
31/8/1993 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises  
6/1994 Cruises from Helsinki to Visby, Riika, St petersburg and 6 to 11 days  cruises on Baltic sea.  
17/8/1994 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises  
Summer 1995 Cruises on from helsinki to Baltic Sea  
autumn 1995 Helsinki - Tallinn cruises  
1996 Kotka - Vyborg and kotka - Tallinn cruises  
Summer 1997 Cruises on Baltic Sea  
Winter  1997/98 Kotka - Vyborg and kotka - Tallinn cruises. Laid up  
Summer 1998 Cruises on Baltic Sea and Norwegian coast  
Winter 1998/99 Kotka - Vyborg and kotka - St. Petersburg cruises. Laid up  
1999 Build new Mini-Suites , refurbished cabins  
3/1999 Cruises on Mediterranean  
1/5/1999 Kotka - Vyborg and kotka - Tallinn cruises  
1/6/1999 Helsinki - St.Petersburg , Helsinki - Visby - Riga, Norwegian coast and White Sea, Scotland - Netherlands - Bornhiolm - Visby cruises  
9/1999 Kotka - Vyborg and kotka - St. Petersburg cruises. Laid up  
31/3-11/4/2000 Western Europe cruise  
12/4/2000 Cruises on Mediterranean  
14-25/5/2000 Western Europe cruise  
4/6/2000 Helsinki - St. Petersburg,  Baltic Sea and Norwegian coast cruises  
27/8/2000 Kotka - Vyborg and kotka - St. Petersburg cruises. Laid up  
17 and 29/12/2000 Kotka - Tallinn cruises  
winter 2000/01 Rebuild. Cabin son deck 1 removed and replaced by Gym and Laundry.Cabins refurbished. Cafe refurbished  
3/2001 Cruises on Mediterranean  
5/2001 Cruises on Baltic Sea  
winter 2001/02 Cruises on Mediterranean and Canary Islands  
Summer 2002 Cruises on Baltic Sea and Norwegian coast.  
autumn 2002 Western Europe cruises  
Winter 2002/03 Cruises on Canary Islands and African coast  
24/3/2003 Cruises on Mediterranean  
2/5/2003 Canary Islands and Western Europe cruises  
2-12/2003 Drydocking  
13/6/2003 Cruises on Baltic Sea, Norwegian coast, White sea, Svalbard  
1/9/2003 Western Europe cruises  
12/9/2003 Cruises on Mediterranean  
10/11/2003 Cruises on Canary Islands and African coast  
5/4/2004 Cruises on Mediterranean  
28/5/2004 Cruises on Western Europe and norwegian coast  
11/6/2004 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland.  
30/8/2004 Western Europe cruises  
10/9/2004 Cruises on Mediterranean  
6/11/2004 Cruises on Canary Islands, Kap Verde and African coast  
16/4/2005 Cruises on Mediterranean  
11/6/2005 Western Europe cruises  
23/6/2005 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland, Norwegian coast.  
2/9/2005 Western Europe cruises  
17/9/2005 Cruises on Mediterranean  
12/11/2005 Cruises on Canary Islands, Kap Verde and African coast  
4/2006 Cruises on Mediterranean  
8/6/2006 Hit a pier when arrived to Mahon.  Minor damages on hull and lifeboat.  
10/6/2006 Western Europe cruises  
29/6/2006 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland, Norwegian coast.  
11/8/2006 Western Europe cruises  
2/9/2006 Cruises on Mediterranean  
4/11/2006 Cruises on Canary Islands, Kap Verde and African coast  
31/3/2007 Cruises on Mediterranean  
19/5/2007 Western Europe cruises  
29/5/2007 Collision with barge near Lolland, Denmark. Only minor damages for ship.  
15/6/2007 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland, Norwegian coast.  
8/2007 Western Europe cruises  
8/9/2007 Cruises on Mediterranean  
3/11/2007 Cruises on Red Sea  
29/3/2008 Cruises on Mediterranean  
17/5/2008 Western Europe cruises  
5/6/2008 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland, Greenland and Norwegian coast.  
16/8/2008 Western Europe cruises  
30/8/2008 Cruises on Mediterranean  
8/11/2008 Cruises on Red Sea  
28/3/2009 Cruises on Mediterranean  
16/5/2009 Western Europe cruises  
4/6/2009 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland, Greenland and Norwegian coast.  
18/8/2009 Western Europe cruises  
29/8/2009 Cruises on Mediterranean and Black Sea.  
7/11/2009 Cruises on Red Sea  
27/3/2010 Cruises on Mediterranean  
15/5/2010 Western Europe cruises  
28/5/2010 Cruises on Baltic Sea , Faroes, Iceland, Greenland and Norwegian coast.  
3/8/2010 Sold to Oy S/S Borea Ab, Turku , Finland  
21-23/8/2010 Final voyage Helsinki - Tallinn - Kotka  
28/8/2010 Voyage from Kotka to Naantali  
29/8/2010 Drydocking at Turku Repairing yard, Naantali. Rebuild  to hotelship.  
30/8/2010 Deleivered to new owner.  
2/10/2010 Towed to Aura river, Turku.  
10/10/2010 Get her original name Bore back.  
1/2011 Hotel opened  
27/5/2011 Moved next to Forum Marinum, Turku.