MV Ushuaia

Antarpply Expeditions Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  Malcolm Baldridge

Originally built for the US NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration), the ice-strengthened polar vessel Ushuaia is very well appointed and provides ample deck space and an open bridge policy.  Ushuaia passengers tend to be Mixed - average age 50 and International. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 35.3 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 35.3 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.2 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1970
Refit 2009
Tonnage 2963
Passengers (Min/Max) 84/84
Crew 38
Officers European
Total  39
All cabins are outside and reasonably spacious, with twin or double bed, TV , safe and a compact bathroom with shower. The 4 suites are larger and feature bathtubs. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  15
Inside  8
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  0/0
The Ushuaia encourages you to take advantage of our open bridge policy. During the days underway, the officers invite you to observe the navigational operations of the ship and will gladly answer any questions you may have.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Good
Large Dining Room on the Main Deck comfortably accommodates all guests at a single seating. There is open seating for all meals which are buffet breakfast, buffet or served lunch, afternoon tea and served 3 course dinner. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  0
Lecture room with modern multimedia equipment, on Deck E. Both lectures and films are offered. Passengers are encouraged to participate in all the ship's activities, including the stimulating and informative lectures. Also a well-stocked library.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
Dress is informal. Comfortable, casual clothing for all inside activities, good footwear, waterproofs and lots of layers for outside.
Tips are a blanket contribution at the end of the voyage and this is divided amongst the crew. As a guideline, US$10 per person per day is suggested.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. There are no facilities for disabled passengers on this ship.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 0
The rating for children is Unsuitable. Children are accepted but there are no children's facilities and parents are responsible for their children at all times, on land and on board. 

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