"American soldiers from ETO pack decks of former British luxury liner, SS Queen Mary, as she steams into New York Harbor 6/20, with 14,000 troops aboard. This marks ship's first voyage to America since V-E day".
This shot is undated but appears to have been taken in the Autumn of 1963. It was taken from the main deck of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge during its construction. It may have been one of the most solitary places to work in the entire city, but it provided quite a unique vantage point for ship pho
Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth are seen together in a rare shot in early September, 1941 while both liners taking part in Convoy US 12A. The two are seen under escort, heading to a rendezvous point with the Australian cruiser Canberra. This picture was taken from the stern of the HMAS Sydney (D48)
The Queen Mary passes the Majestic at Southampton during her first visit to the port in April, 1936. The new Cunarder was there for a hull cleaning before returning to the Clyde for her official sea trials off Arran. The Majestic sits at berth 108, after being withdrawn from service, and is awaiti
I am completing a book due to be published next July which tells interesting and funny stories that have happened on any of Cunard's Queens. I would love to hear from you if there is one you would like to add. - [email protected]
The new Queen Mary is seen at Southampton in April, 1936. The ship has returned from her official trials that shed run up on the Clyde. The old Berengaria is seen on the right, making a routine departure from the port. The new liner made even this 50,000 ton vessel look rather small.
This is a shot of the Queen Mary near the time of her launch in September, 1934. Although the Titan Crane was in service at John Browns yard at the time of Aquitanias construction, the Queen Mary would be the first large Cunarder to be built with the help of this now famous landmark. The Queens