Queen Mary 2: The Greatest Ocean Liner of Our Time

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Bulfinch, Apr 28, 2004 - Transportation - 208 pages
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Celebrating the launch of the Cunard Line's latest flagship, this richly illustrated look at the Queen Mary 2 documents the construction of the vessel, from initial design to christening, and looks at the ship's lavish interiors, stunning array of amenities, passenger accommodations, and more. 20,000 first printing.
 

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If military historian Maxtone-Graham is at times a bit breathless in his praise of the Queen Mary 2, the Cunard line's new $800 million luxury liner, it's easy to forgive his enthusiasm after thumbing ... Read full review

Contents

Forewords
17
Cunard Enrichment
48
Sir Samuels Novel Service
94
Teutonic Challenge Cunard Response
102
Three Predecessor Queens 1 12
120
HullG32
126
Queen Mary 2 Emerges
144
Finale Debut
174
Twentyfirst Century Cunard Shipboard 19
190
Bibliography
202
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John Maxtone-Graham is a world-renowned maritime historian, author of more than a dozen books about passenger vessels. He is also a consummate shipboard lecturer and consultant to numerous cruise lines.

Harvey Lloyd is a seasoned travel and adventure photographer and the foremost photographer of the cruise industry today. His most recent book is Voyages, The Romance of Cruising (Dorling Kindersley, 1999).

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