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SS UNITED STATES; CRYSTAL SALVATION?

Yesterday’s hydrogen bomb of an announcement concerning Crystal’s acquisition of the SS. United States left me with my jaw scraping the tops of my shoes. Stunned, incredulous disbelief does not even begin to cover it. 1,216 more words

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"It's the Him-AH-lia, Waddington!"

There’s always a ‘wannabee’ toff who’ll correct you on your pronounciation and the Retro Traveller is never shy on that front

So after reading aloud a newspaper article titled, “43 years since the scrapping of P&O’s first post-WWII flag ship, the… 785 more words

P&O Classics

Steamer La Savoie

Title: Steamer La Savoy (sic)

Date: between 1900 and 1905

Photographer: Detroit Publishing Company

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/det1994004914/PP/

Notes: Title on image is spelled incorrectly (actually La Savoie) 60 more words

Detroit Publishing Company

QUEEN MARY 2 SUFFERS SMALL FIRE IN GAS TURBINE

The Queen Mary 2 has suffered a small fire in one of her gas turbines today while docked in the port of Lisbon.

The fire is under control and the damage- described as minor- is currently under assessment. 128 more words

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10 Things To Keep In Mind Before Your First Cruise

1. Unlimited Luggage

For intents of cruising and travelling purposes you can pack and take as much luggage as you want (as long as you can fit all of it in your state room). 557 more words

Cruise Ships

SS Majestic

Title: S.S. Majestic, outward bound, clearing the dock

Date: 1903

Photographer: Detroit Publishing Company

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/det1994011029/PP/

Notes:

A product of Harland and Wolff, the Majestic was launched on 29 June 1889. 493 more words

Detroit Publishing Company

QUEEN MARY 2 SAILS ON 250TH ATLANTIC CROSSING TODAY

An update into 2016 including enlargement of kennels area to accommodate more furry passengers

The Queen Mary 2 will embark passengers today for an historic Atlantic crossing- her 250th such voyage since she first entered service in January of 2004. 41 more words