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Cunard Line's "R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth" - (Circa 1940's)

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R. M. S.   Q u e e n   E l i z a b e t h

        Name: Queen Elizabeth, Royal Mail Steamer
  Company: Cunard Line Limited, Southampton, England, UK - New York, NY USA
     Insurers: Lloyd's of London Indemnity Ltd., London, England, UK
    Registry: Liverpool, England, UK

        Builder: John Brown & Company Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland
    Year built: 09/27/1938
   Launched: __/__/1938
      Entered: 10/16/1946  (Commercial)
     Aground: 04/11/1947 - Brambles Bank; thick fog

        Trials: __/__/1934  (Start)
                    __/__/1936  (End)

    Captain: TBD

       Specs: 1,031' x 118 x 48'
   Tonnage: 83,673 GRT

    Engines: Single reduction steam turbines
         Drive: Quad screws, quad-blade; 2 x port - 2 x starboard
      Speed: 30 knots

 Passengers: 2,283; 823 1st Class, 662 Cabin Class, 798 Tourist Class
             Crew: 900

     Demise: Gutted by fire during conversion; Hong Kong harbour, Hong Kong
          Date: 01/09/1972, fire was claimed by  "P.L.O."
       Status: Sunk; wreck was scrapped on the spot
        Depth: N/A
        Notes: The "R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth" was sailing as "S.S. Seawise University".

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