R. M. S. Q u e e n E l i z a b e t h
Queen Elizabeth, 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
John Brown & Company Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland
Year built: 09/27/1938
Entered: 10/16/1946 (Commercial)
Aground: 04/11/1947 - Brambles Bank; thick fog
118 x 48'
Tonnage: 83,673 GRT
Engines: Single reduction steam
Drive: Quad screws, quad-blade; 2 x port - 2 x starboard
Speed: 30 knots
Passengers: 2,283; 823 1st Class,
662 Cabin Class, 798 Tourist Class
Demise: Gutted by fire
during conversion; Hong Kong harbour, Hong Kong
Date: 01/09/1972, fire was claimed by "P.L.O."
Status: Sunk; wreck was scrapped on the spot
Notes: The "R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth" was sailing as "S.S. Seawise University".