Cruise that began in LA, sailed through Panama Canal, to visit Charleston

The Crystal Symphony during a previous port call at Union Pier in downtown Charleston.

A cruise ship that left southern California last month on an 18-day voyage is scheduled to tie up at the Port of Charleston on Tuesday afternoon for an overnight visit.

The Crystal Symphony is set to call at Union Pier Terminal around 6 p.m. on its way from Miami, the State Ports Authority said. The vessel’s cruise itinerary shows it will spend the night in Charleston and leave about 4 p.m. Wednesday for its next and final destination in New York.

The ship can accommodate 922 passengers and a crew of 545.

The Crystal Symphony left Los Angeles on May 25 and stopped at several ports in Mexico and Costa Rica before sailing through the Panama Canal over the weekend.

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The 781-foot-long, 20-year ship has visited Charleston numerous times before. It is owned by Crystal Cruises.