Chicago Tribune; Chicago, Ill.; May 26, 2002

The top ships, as rated by readers of the cruise Web site

1. Song of Flower (Radisson Seven Seas Cruises)

2. Summit (Celebrity Cruises)

3. Seven Seas Mariner (Radisson)

4. Crystal Symphony/Harmony (Crystal Cruises)

5. Paul Gauguin (Radisson)

6. Silver Wind/Cloud/Whisper/Shadow (Silverseas Cruises)

7. Marco Polo (Orient Lines)

8. Seabourn Legend/Pride/Spirit (Seabourn Cruise Line)

9. Ocean Princess (Princess Cruises)

10. Crown Odyssey (Orient)