Being the flagship of the fleet as we mentioned previously, ORIANA will be honoured by a visit by HRH Princess Anne "Master" of the Corporation of Trinity house before she is reviewed with the rest of the fleet by the Princess as they pass Portsmouth
The Grand Event will be for ORIANA something as she is will be reunited with her first Master former Commodore Ian Gibb (recently named MBE for services to Maritime charities) will be on board as an 'Elder Brother' of Trinity House, where he will be attending a celebration gathering in The Crow's Nest with Princess Anne and others to celebrate P&O's heritage and this milestone it's history
Following his departure from ORIANA the former Commodore will join Her Royal Highness on board the Trinity House Vessel PATRICIA as the fleet is reviewed before they head off on their various courses.
Reminding us of his affiinity with ORIANA he said "She remains the perfect flagship of the P&O fleet and the most authentic of the fleet being both modern and bringing forward the style and ambiance of CANBERRA"
Commodore Gibb during ORIANA's maiden voyage at his table in the Oriental Restaurant.After leaving the fleet depart for their various destination ORIANA will set courses to Amsterdam below is a P&O map showing the fleet's movements and approximate times after departure.