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Cabin class passengers had a number of elegant dining options, including the veranda grill where they were entertained by a pianist

RMS Queen Mary celebrates 80th anniversary of maiden voyage

Cabin verandah grill on the Queen Mary liner cruise in last cruise in postcard, (Photo by Apic/Getty Images)

USS MISSOURI at Yapshow

ton Iowa Class Battleship Missouri commissioned on 11 June 1944 .

victorianalexandratitanic: “RMS QUEEN MARY ”

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The Golden Era of Transatlantic Voyage - Ep. 2 Queen Mary the Classy British Ocean Liner

1936 The Queen Mary Sails from Clydebank Glasgow.

1936 The Queen Mary Sails from Clydebank Glasgow - Nostalgia British Postcard.

Queen Elizabeth (1936). Built as a running mate to Queen Mary, the first Queen Elizabeth began her life as a troop ship during WWII. During the war, she carried more than 750,000 troops and sailed over 500,000 miles. Following the war, she commenced her role as transatlantic ocean liner, which lasted until the late 50s when she began sailing between New York and Nassau. Cunard continued to operate Queen Elizabeth until her retirement in 1969.

Queens of the Ocean Past - Read the story of three famous and much loved queens - RMS Queen Mary, RMS Queen Eilzabeth, and RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 - what they were like then, and what happened to them.

A crowd admires the Cunard-White Star Line passenger ship the RMS Queen Mary at Clydebank, near Glasgow, in Scotland in 1936

RMS Queen Mary celebrates 80th anniversary of maiden voyage

A crowd admires the nearly completed Cunard White Star liner Queen Mary at Clydebank near Glasgow.

Queen Mary in wartime gray dwarfs a tug

HM Troopship QUEEN MARY in Sydney Harbour, May 1940 by Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons ¶ During her troop duty she would sometimes sail without an armed escort because she was built for speed.

On this day in 1948:  Atlantic storms have delayed the giant Cunarders, Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, so often this winter that company officials have had to achieve record "turn-arounds" to keep them on their weekly express time-table.

On this day in Atlantic storms have delayed the giant Cunarders, Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, so often this winter that company officials have had to achieve record "turn-arounds" to keep them on their weekly express time-table.

Queen Mary Photo # 2

Postcard of the Queen Mary with her funnels freshly repainted in the Cunard colours, meeting her new Atlantic running mate Author’s private collection

RMS Queen Mary in wartime gray

The RMS Queen Mary was used as a troopship throughout World War II and usually crossed the Atlantic without an escort, relying on her speed to evade the U-Boats. As she came north of Ireland on the October 1942

photo of NORMANDIE & QUEEN MARY at New York [dock] Sept. 15, 1939

photo of NORMANDIE & QUEEN MARY at New York [dock] Sept. 15, 1939

Queen Mary Long Beach

RMS Queen Mary is greeted by hundreds of small boats and well-wishers upon her arrival at her new permanent home in Long Beach, California, December

Queen Mary gets a royal farewell, september 1967, Southampton I got to board this ship when I was a child.

Queen Mary gets a royal farewell, september 1967, Southampton, [574x850]

As the Queen Mary leaves Southampton on her final voyage on October Royal Navy helicopters fly overhead in the formation of a giant anchor.

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