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Happy 10th Birthday Queen Victoria!

Call me old fashioned, but I prefer to think of a ship birthday as being from the day they entered service, not when they were named. 486 more words

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QE2 - Properly Crossing The Atlantic

A long story of a transatlantic cruise on board the magnificent Queen Elizabeth 2

In some ways I felt a bit of a fraud.

It was only exceptional circumstances that led me to be able to savour the delights of crossing the Atlantic the ‘proper way’. 4,378 more words

Atlantic

Cunard Cabin Confinement

With 64 cruises under my belt, I’ve usually been pretty lucky when it comes to requiring medical help onboard, even during a huge norovirus outbreak. 629 more words

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The Stateliest Ship STILL in Being: RMS Queen Mary

COMMEMERATIING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF QUEEN MARY’S “LAST GREAT CRUISE”

This year much attention has been focused on the 50th Anniversary of the launching of Cunard’s famous former flagship Queen Elizabeth 2 (1969 – 2008), but perhaps one event which has arguably been overshadowed, is the final voyage of one of the most formidable ships of the last century, one which at the time of its launch in September 1934 marked the end of a the ‘Great Depression’ which had cast an unwelcome and prolonged dark cloud over Britain. 643 more words

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