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Cunard Line - RMS Queen Mary
Cunard Lines "R.M.S. Queen Mary" - (Circa 1950's)

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R.  M.  S.   Q u e e n   M a r y



        Name: Queen Mary, 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

      Builder: John Brown & Company Ltd., Clydebank, Scotland
         Hull #: 534

     Keel laid: 12/27/1930,        Paused: 12/12/1931
    Resumed: 04/03/1934,    Launched: 09/26/1934
  Left builder: 03/24/1936, Speed Trial: 04/1936

     Entered: 05/11/1936,    Maiden V. 05/27/1936
    Return V: 06/05/1936,   Last V4W: 08/30/1939

       Laid up: 08/30/1939 until 03/21/1940 (WWII)
     Collision: 10/02/1942; HMS Curacoa (sunk) enroute to the Clyde
WarService: 03/1940 - 09/1946

   Returned: 09/27/1946,  Commercial: 07/31/1947
    Aground: 01/01/1949 - Cherbourg, France; passengers fly home
    Last Voy: 09/16/1967,    Final Voy: 10/31/1967

    Captain: TBD

       Specs: 1,019' 6" (975.2' BP) x 118' x 39' 4-9/16"
   Tonnage: 80,774 GRT, Later 81,237 GRT
          Keel: Steel; Red with white stripe
            Hull: Steel; 1¼" thick; black
        Livery: Cunard standard; Ivory over black
     Funnels: 3; Black over red, elliptical shape
       Decks: 10
        Masts: 2

      Engines: Single reduction gear, steam turbines
           Drive: Quad screws, quad-blade; 2 x port - 2 x starboard
        Speed: 28½ Knots (Cruise), 32 Knots (max)

  Pasenger: 2,139; 776 1st Class, 784 2nd Class, 579 3rd Class (Original)
  Pasenger: 1,995; 711 1st Class, 707 Cabin class, 577 Tourist class (Post WWII Refit)
          Crew: 1,101


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