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Inside the Crown Princess cruise ship

The Crown Princess is celebrating its first summer sailing in Alaska.

The Crown Princess is celebrating its first summer sailing in Alaska. (Credit all photos: Daniela Saez)

Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside a cruise ship? In Ketchikan, the giant vessels tower over downtown nearly every summer day.

The ship's atrium, where performances are held and live music is played.

The ship’s atrium, where performances are held and live music is played.

Last week, several Ketchikan residents boarded the Crown Princess as part of a ceremony celebrating the ship’s first year on an Alaska itinerary. Listen to a report from KRBD’s Emily Files:

The inside of the Crown Princess.

The inside of the Crown Princess.

A server in one of the lounges on the Crown Princess.

A server in one of the lounges on the Crown Princess.

A lounge on the ship, which has 19 floors, or decks.

A lounge on the ship, which has 19 floors, or decks.

Third officer Valerio explains the equipment in the bridge.

Third officer Valerio explains the equipment in the bridge.

View of Ketchikan from the bridge of the Crown Princess.

View of Ketchikan from the bridge of the Crown Princess.

A bar next to a pool on the Crown Princess.

A bar next to a pool on the Crown Princess.

A lounge/performance area in the Crown Princess. The ship holds over 4,000 passengers and crew members.

A lounge/performance area in the Crown Princess. The ship holds over 4,000 passengers and crew members.

A pool with a movie screen hovering above it on the Crown Princess.

A pool with a movie screen hovering above it on the Crown Princess.

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