R.M.S Queen Mary


The Queen Mary compared to Trafalgar Square

Sailing down the Clyde on her first voyage to the open sea.

At Ocean Dock in Southampton awaiting her maiden voyage.

Arriving in New York on her maiden voyage, 1 June 1936.

An interesting close-up view.

At Ocean Dock, Southampton.

The Queen Mary passing the s.s. United States in 1957.

Courtesy of Roland Herzel.

A festive New York departure.

Deferred maintenance?

Arriving in Long Beach, 9 December 1967.

The end of an era.  Docking at Pier E in Long Beach at the end of the Last Great Cruise.

In dry dock awaiting "conversion" to a tourist attraction.

Moving day.  Tugs have just towed the "converted" liner from Pier E to her permanent home at Pier J.


All images courtesy of the Eric Sauder Collection unless otherwise noted.




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