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Adventure OTS - Capt Ole-Johan Gronhaug (started rotation 5-22-11)

Adventure OTS - Capt Ron Holmes

Allure OTS - Capt Johnny Faevelen (started rotation 6-5-11)

Allure OTS - Capt Hernan Zini

Brilliance OTS - Capt Henrik Sorensen (started rotation 5-6-11)

Brilliance OTS - Capt Manolis Kasselas

Enchantment OTS - Capt Anders Ingebrigsten (started rotation 6-25-11)

Enchantment OTS - Capt Gus Andersen

Explorer OTS - Capt Olav Gunnar Nyseter (started rotation 6-9-11)

Explorer OTS - Capt Henrik Werner Loy

Freedom OTS - Capt Tor Olsen (started rotation 6-12-11)

Freedom OTS - Capt Rob Hempstead

Grandeur OTS - Capt Rune Johnsen (started rotation 6-25-11)

Grandeur OTS - Capt Espen Been

Independence OTS - Capt Teo Strazicic (started rotation 6-7-11?)

Independence OTS - Capt Arnolf Remo

Jewel OTS - Capt Stig Nilsen (started rotation 5-6-11)

Jewel OTS - Capt James MacDonald

Legend OTS - Capt Yngvar Knutsen (started rotation 6-11-11?)

Legend OTS - Capt Sverre Ryan

Liberty OTS - Capt Charles Teige (started rotation 4-2-11)

Liberty OTS - Capt Kjetil Gjerstad

Majesty OTS - Capt Arild Hansen (started rotation 5-9-11)

Majesty OTS - Capt Per Kjonso

Mariner OTS - Capt Per Kristoffersen (started rotation 6-20-11)

Mariner OTS - Capt Flemming Nilsen

Monarch OTS - Capt Trond Holm (started rotation 6-20-11)

Monarch OTS - Capt Kjell Nordmo

Navigator OTS - Capt Erik Standal (started rotation 6-5-11)

Navigator OTS - Capt Patrik Dahlgren

Oasis OTS - Capt Trym Selvag (started rotation 5-7-11)

Oasis OTS - Capt Thore Thorolvsen

Radiance OTS - Capt Sindre Borsheim (started rotation 7-8-11)

Radiance OTS - Capt Claus Andersen

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Stein Roger Bjorheim (started rotation 6-17-11?)

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Rick Sullivan

Serenade OTS - Capt Michel Claveau (started rotation 5-7-11)

Serenade OTS - Capt Karin Stahre-Janson

Splendour OTS - Capt Carl Graucob (started rotation 5-7-11)

Splendour OTS - Capt Tommy Nyseter

Vision OTS - Capt Shrecko "Felix" Ban (started rotation 6-3-11)

Vision OTS - Capt Magne Johansen

Voyager OTS - Capt Frank Martinsen (started rotation 5-21-11)

Voyager OTS - Capt Leif Bang

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Karen,

 

I thought that when they added the facebook links that was what slowed everything down. I hope this does speed up the board.

 

Anyway, what's going on with LB?

 

Also, glad to see that Capt Sindre is back.

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The final count for the old Current Captain thread was 359,619 views and 5,376 posts.

Not bad for someone who didn't know what she was doing when she started it in 2006 (not to mention not knowing what she was getting herself into!).

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The final count for the old Current Captain thread was 359,619 views and 5,376 posts.

Not bad for someone who didn't know what she was doing when she started it in 2006 (not to mention not knowing what she was getting herself into!).

 

Great job!! Beginner's luck? If so, this thread should be even better!:cool:

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The final count for the old Current Captain thread was 359,619 views and 5,376 posts.

Not bad for someone who didn't know what she was doing when she started it in 2006 (not to mention not knowing what she was getting herself into!).

 

Now that this thread is still short, I'd like to thank you for keeping the current captains UTD. I reallly appreciate the work :D. And you sure know what you're doing :)

 

Cindy

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Brilliance OTS - Capt Henrik Sorensen (started rotation 5-6-11)

Brilliance OTS - Capt Manolis Kasselas

 

Yes, can comfirm this. We changed Captains in the middle of our cruise. Captain Henrick was phenominal, very fun and had an entertaining way of making his announcements. There was still trouble in Athens while we were underway and he monitored the situation closely, but somehow we knew we'd make it to Athens as that's where he was getting off. ;) New captain is a quiet man, somewhat serious and I must admit the atmosphere did change a little with a new Master at the helm. No big deal, though. :)

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Yes, can comfirm this. We changed Captains in the middle of our cruise. Captain Henrick was phenominal, very fun and had an entertaining way of making his announcements. There was still trouble in Athens while we were underway and he monitored the situation closely, but somehow we knew we'd make it to Athens as that's where he was getting off. ;) New captain is a quiet man, somewhat serious and I must admit the atmosphere did change a little with a new Master at the helm. No big deal, though. :)

 

I met Capt Manolis in 2007 and he was very polite, a true officer and a gentleman. I think he rules with a firm but fair hand!

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I met Capt Manolis in 2007 and he was very polite, a true officer and a gentleman. I think he rules with a firm but fair hand!

 

Captain Kasselas was the caption of Freedom of the Seas when we sailed on her in 2009. He always started his announcements pronouncing himself as "The world's smallest captain on the world's largest ship"! (He pronounced it as "sip.")

 

This was before Oasis and Allure were built, of course.

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correction for master on Liberty, missed changing it! Better late then never...

Adventure OTS - Capt Ole-Johan Gronhaug (started rotation 5-22-11)

Adventure OTS - Capt Ron Holmes

Allure OTS - Capt Johnny Faevelen (started rotation 6-5-11)

Allure OTS - Capt Hernan Zini

Brilliance OTS - Capt Henrik Sorensen (started rotation 5-6-11)

Brilliance OTS - Capt Manolis Kasselas

Enchantment OTS - Capt Anders Ingebrigsten (started rotation 6-25-11)

Enchantment OTS - Capt Gus Andersen

Explorer OTS - Capt Olav Gunnar Nyseter (started rotation 6-9-11)

Explorer OTS - Capt Henrik Werner Loy

Freedom OTS - Capt Tor Olsen (started rotation 6-12-11)

Freedom OTS - Capt Rob Hempstead

Grandeur OTS - Capt Rune Johnsen (started rotation 6-25-11)

Grandeur OTS - Capt Espen Been

Independence OTS - Capt Teo Strazicic (started rotation 6-7-11?)

Independence OTS - Capt Arnolf Remo

Jewel OTS - Capt Stig Nilsen (started rotation 5-6-11)

Jewel OTS - Capt James MacDonald

Legend OTS - Capt Yngvar Knutsen (started rotation 6-11-11?)

Legend OTS - Capt Sverre Ryan

Liberty OTS - Capt Kjetil Gjerstad (started rotation 6-11-11)

Liberty OTS - Capt Charles Teige

Majesty OTS - Capt Arild Hansen (started rotation 5-9-11)

Majesty OTS - Capt Per Kjonso

Mariner OTS - Capt Per Kristoffersen (started rotation 6-20-11)

Mariner OTS - Capt Flemming Nilsen

Monarch OTS - Capt Trond Holm (started rotation 6-20-11)

Monarch OTS - Capt Kjell Nordmo

Navigator OTS - Capt Erik Standal (started rotation 6-5-11)

Navigator OTS - Capt Patrik Dahlgren

Oasis OTS - Capt Trym Selvag (started rotation 5-7-11)

Oasis OTS - Capt Thore Thorolvsen

Radiance OTS - Capt Sindre Borsheim (started rotation 7-8-11)

Radiance OTS - Capt Claus Andersen

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Stein Roger Bjorheim (started rotation 6-17-11?)

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Rick Sullivan

Serenade OTS - Capt Michel Claveau (started rotation 5-7-11)

Serenade OTS - Capt Karin Stahre-Janson

Splendour OTS - Capt Carl Graucob (started rotation 5-7-11)

Splendour OTS - Capt Tommy Nyseter

Vision OTS - Capt Shrecko "Felix" Ban (started rotation 6-3-11)

Vision OTS - Capt Magne Johansen

Voyager OTS - Capt Frank Martinsen (started rotation 5-21-11)

Voyager OTS - Capt Leif Bang

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Captain Kasselas was the caption of Freedom of the Seas when we sailed on her in 2009. He always started his announcements pronouncing himself as "The world's smallest captain on the world's largest ship"! (He pronounced it as "sip.")

 

This was before Oasis and Allure were built, of course.

Captain Kasselas joined two bridge tours we took on Freedom. Very personable with a great sense of humor. He spent part of the 1st time talking about rouge waves.

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The final count for the old Current Captain thread was 359,619 views and 5,376 posts.

Not bad for someone who didn't know what she was doing when she started it in 2006 (not to mention not knowing what she was getting herself into!).

You do wonderful work! Please keep it up.

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Hey, Karen, any guesses who will be my captain on my next cruise - next October!!;)

 

Thanks for keeping this up!! Hope you are doing okay.

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Hey, Karen, any guesses who will be my captain on my next cruise - next October!!;)

 

Thanks for keeping this up!! Hope you are doing okay.

 

Hey Wrona, I'm on BR and you're on JW and we're in the same area (Canada/NE). I'll have to look and see if the 2 ships are in the same port sometime.

 

Now to answer your question; I'm expecting Capt MacDonald to get moved off JW this year or next spring, he's been on her 3 years. So ask me again next May after RCI is done with its ring-around-the rosie with the captains.

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Welcome back Capt Kjonso!

 

Adventure OTS - Capt Ole-Johan Gronhaug (started rotation 5-22-11)

Adventure OTS - Capt Ron Holmes

Allure OTS - Capt Johnny Faevelen (started rotation 6-5-11)

Allure OTS - Capt Hernan Zini

Brilliance OTS - Capt Manolis Kasselas (started rotation 7-15-11)

Brilliance OTS - Capt Henrik Sorensen

Enchantment OTS - Capt Anders Ingebrigsten (started rotation 6-25-11)

Enchantment OTS - Capt Gus Andersen

Explorer OTS - Capt Olav Gunnar Nyseter (started rotation 6-9-11)

Explorer OTS - Capt Henrik Werner Loy

Freedom OTS - Capt Tor Olsen (started rotation 6-12-11)

Freedom OTS - Capt Rob Hempstead

Grandeur OTS - Capt Rune Johnsen (started rotation 6-25-11)

Grandeur OTS - Capt Espen Been

Independence OTS - Capt Teo Strazicic (started rotation 6-7-11?)

Independence OTS - Capt Arnolf Remo

Jewel OTS - Capt James MacDonald (started rotation 7-15-11)

Jewel OTS - Capt Stig Nilsen

Legend OTS - Capt Yngvar Knutsen (started rotation 6-11-11?)

Legend OTS - Capt Sverre Ryan

Liberty OTS - Capt Kjetil Gjerstad (started rotation 6-11-11)

Liberty OTS - Capt Charles Teige

Majesty OTS - Capt Per Kjonso (started rotation 7-18-11)

Majesty OTS - Capt Arild Hansen

Mariner OTS - Capt Per Kristoffersen (started rotation 6-20-11)

Mariner OTS - Capt Flemming Nilsen

Monarch OTS - Capt Trond Holm (started rotation 6-20-11)

Monarch OTS - Capt Kjell Nordmo

Navigator OTS - Capt Erik Standal (started rotation 6-5-11)

Navigator OTS - Capt Patrik Dahlgren

Oasis OTS - Capt Thore Thorolvsen (started rotation 7-16-11)

Oasis OTS - Capt Trym Selvag

Radiance OTS - Capt Sindre Borsheim (started rotation 7-8-11)

Radiance OTS - Capt Claus Andersen

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Stein Roger Bjorheim (started rotation 6-17-11?)

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Rick Sullivan

Serenade OTS - Capt Karin Stahre-Janson (started rotation 7-18-11)

Serenade OTS - Capt Michel Claveau

Splendour OTS - Capt Tommy Nyseter (started rotation 7-16-11)

Splendour OTS - Capt Carl Graucob

Vision OTS - Capt Shrecko "Felix" Ban (started rotation 6-3-11)

Vision OTS - Capt Magne Johansen

Voyager OTS - Capt Frank Martinsen (started rotation 5-21-11)

Voyager OTS - Capt Leif Bang

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Welcome back Capt Kjonso!

 

Adventure OTS - Capt Ole-Johan Gronhaug (started rotation 5-22-11)

Adventure OTS - Capt Ron Holmes

Allure OTS - Capt Johnny Faevelen (started rotation 6-5-11)

Allure OTS - Capt Hernan Zini

Brilliance OTS - Capt Manolis Kasselas (started rotation 7-15-11)

Brilliance OTS - Capt Henrik Sorensen

Enchantment OTS - Capt Anders Ingebrigsten (started rotation 6-25-11)

Enchantment OTS - Capt Gus Andersen

Explorer OTS - Capt Olav Gunnar Nyseter (started rotation 6-9-11)

Explorer OTS - Capt Henrik Werner Loy

Freedom OTS - Capt Tor Olsen (started rotation 6-12-11)

Freedom OTS - Capt Rob Hempstead

Grandeur OTS - Capt Rune Johnsen (started rotation 6-25-11)

Grandeur OTS - Capt Espen Been

Independence OTS - Capt Teo Strazicic (started rotation 6-7-11?)

Independence OTS - Capt Arnolf Remo

Jewel OTS - Capt James MacDonald (started rotation 7-15-11)

Jewel OTS - Capt Stig Nilsen

Legend OTS - Capt Yngvar Knutsen (started rotation 6-11-11?)

Legend OTS - Capt Sverre Ryan

Liberty OTS - Capt Kjetil Gjerstad (started rotation 6-11-11)

Liberty OTS - Capt Charles Teige

Majesty OTS - Capt Per Kjonso (started rotation 7-18-11)

Majesty OTS - Capt Arild Hansen

Mariner OTS - Capt Per Kristoffersen (started rotation 6-20-11)

Mariner OTS - Capt Flemming Nilsen

Monarch OTS - Capt Trond Holm (started rotation 6-20-11)

Monarch OTS - Capt Kjell Nordmo

Navigator OTS - Capt Erik Standal (started rotation 6-5-11)

Navigator OTS - Capt Patrik Dahlgren

Oasis OTS - Capt Thore Thorolvsen (started rotation 7-16-11)

Oasis OTS - Capt Trym Selvag

Radiance OTS - Capt Sindre Borsheim (started rotation 7-8-11)

Radiance OTS - Capt Claus Andersen

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Stein Roger Bjorheim (started rotation 6-17-11?)

Rhapsody OTS - Capt Rick Sullivan

Serenade OTS - Capt Karin Stahre-Janson (started rotation 7-18-11)

Serenade OTS - Capt Michel Claveau

Splendour OTS - Capt Tommy Nyseter (started rotation 7-16-11)

Splendour OTS - Capt Carl Graucob

Vision OTS - Capt Shrecko "Felix" Ban (started rotation 6-3-11)

Vision OTS - Capt Magne Johansen

Voyager OTS - Capt Frank Martinsen (started rotation 5-21-11)

Voyager OTS - Capt Leif Bang

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Karen,

Thanks for keeping this list for all of us.

We will be on Voyager 10/22 thru 11/12, Venice-NOLA. We are guessing Capt. Bang will be on board. Are we correct?

R&D

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Welcome back Capt Kjonso!

 

Enchantment OTS - Capt Anders Ingebrigsten (started rotation 6-25-11)

Enchantment OTS - Capt Gus Andersen

 

We had Capt Gus on the 6/25/11 sailing. Capt Anders started on the 30th.

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:eek: When did Captain Rob move to the Freedom?

 

I was sad to see that he had moved on from the Enchantment. I had him several times on the Grandeur and was happy to see him on the Enchantment in November.

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Karen,

Thanks for keeping this list for all of us.

We will be on Voyager 10/22 thru 11/12, Venice-NOLA. We are guessing Capt. Bang will be on board. Are we correct?

R&D

 

Rick,

 

According to Karen's list, Capt Bang got off on 5/21. 10 weeks later would mean he'd return on 7/30 and then get off again 10/08.

 

This also seems to fit the pattern where they change European captains in Europe rather than flying both across the pond.

 

I hope I'm wrong, but it looks like we will miss him.:mad:

 

I know Karen will step in here and tell us if she has any info to the contrary.

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I was sad to see that he had moved on from the Enchantment. I had him several times on the Grandeur and was happy to see him on the Enchantment in November.

 

As much as I love EN, I'm thrilled that Capt Rob is on FR now. Much easier to drive than to fly!:cool: Looking forward to 8/28 and b2b w/him.

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Now to answer your question; I'm expecting Capt MacDonald to get moved off JW this year or next spring, he's been on her 3 years. So ask me again next May after RCI is done with its ring-around-the rosie with the captains.

Hope you are wrong about Captain James moving to another ship. We have been fans of his since our first transatlantic (Brilliance, September, 2002). Jewel lost Robert Taggart and hate to think Captain James will be moving as well. :(

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