Cunard Line


Cunard Line Limited "R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2" - (circa 1996)

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R. M. S.  Q u e e n  E l i z a b e t h  2

          Name: Queen Elizabeth 2, 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: Upper Clyde Shipbuilders, Glasgow, Scotland
           Cost: £18 Million pounds sterling
    Year built: 07/05/1965
   Launched: 09/20/1967
 Christened: 09/20/1967
      Entered: 05/02/1969
          Trials: 12/1967  (Start)
                      12/1967  (End)

    Engines: Nine; 9 cylinder medium speed turbo-charged diesels
         Drive: Twin screws, quint blade; 1 x port, 1 x starboard
       Speed: 26½ Knots (Cruise), 32.4 Knots (max)

     Captain: Paul Wright

       Specs: 963' x 105' 4" x 36'
   Tonnage: 70,327 GRT
          Keel: Red with white stripe
            Hull: Steel; Black with ivory superstructure
     Funnels: 1; Black over red
       Decks: 10
        Masts: 1
        Livery: Cunard standard; Ivory over black
   Features: Stabilizers, Air conditioning, Elevators, Swimming pools, etc.
   Markings: Red "CUNARD" logos on sides, white name plate aft, black name id at bow.

            Suites: 1,500  (Reduced in 1999 from 1,777)
  Passengers: 1,995; 554 1st Class, 1,441 Cabin Class
              Crew: 906

          Notes: Cunard has invested more than 10 times, QE2's original construction cost in design, and refits.
          Refits: 1983 - General annual overhaul
                      1987 - Engineering refit (Major)
                      1994 - Interior redesign
                      1999 - Bi-annual vessel overhaul

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