Few ladies who agree to be godmothers these days understand the singular honor the cruise line has extended them. They can make it a unique experience that few will have, but so many just come do what's required, pick up their check, and be on their way. It seems that few these days even bother to sail on their ship.
Dame Shirley Bassey will be the godmother of P&O's newest ship, Adonia, and christen the ship in Southampton on May 21 (2011). She gets it, as you can see in this video.