It was a formal affair, set in one of France's most historic ports (Le Havre), to watch a great ship christened, built in one of the great French shipyards with a history for building iconic vessels. And it was about to be christened by an iconic Italian godmother (and film legend) - but she was speaking French.
The complete story appeared in the June 5 edition of Cruise News Daily.
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