Carnival Cruise Line, formed in 1972, is known today as the most popular cruise line in the world. Since its conception, the cruise line has only had seven ships that aren’t currently sailing with them anymore. Some have long been scrapped, and some continue to sail under other cruise companies today. Check out a bit of history behind their seven former ships, and see where they are now.
1. Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras was sold to Carnival from Canadian Pacific in 1972, and was just over 18,000 gross registered tons. She sailed under Carnival until 1993, and was then sold to Epirotiki. Many names and a few cruise lines later, the ship was laid up and ultimately sold for scrap in 2003. She was in service for a total of 42 years.
Before being sold t