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MS Centaur

Photo Album & Cabin Plan

Presented by Stan Evens of Newcastle - Australia

Please Note: Images and Cabin Plan presented on this page has been sourced by Mr. Evans from a brochure of his, in addition to one publicity photograph of the ship as seen directly below.

A delightful photo of the MS Centaur taken from the air, which reveals her ample deck space


The cosy Library and reading Room


Dinning Room


Relaxing on one of the ships spacious decks


Suite (A1) with the sofa, there is a separate lounge behind the sleeping area


Twin bedded cabin with private facilities


Two, three or four berth cabin with share facilities aft on B Deck

*All cabins on Centaur were outside having a view


Cabin Plan





A fine ship that was greatly loved by all that sailed on her!


“Blue Water Liners sailing to the distant shores.
I watched them come, I watched them go and I watched them die.”



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