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Old 23rd October 2016, 16:47
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Queen mum

Hello everyone.Is it true that the QUEEN MARY was painted
only at the starboard side ,because queen mum wanted to see her
once before she was sold ?( the ship not queen mum ). Or was it
the QUEEN ELIZABETH.Or is the whole story a legend ?
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Old 23rd October 2016, 16:59
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Possible an element of truth in it. The dockside side of ships were often painted or touched up, as that side was more easily reached without the use of so much staging.
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Old 23rd October 2016, 17:46
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6th November 1966 Queen Elizabeth made a visit to the ship at Southampton just before taking the ship away for her last passenger cruise. It is said the ship was 'cleaned and polished' just before the visit.

Ref: RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH - The Ultimate Ship by Clive Harvey (SN Member).
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