docks today in Southampton & is named on monday by our present Queen,sorry if you all know but should be worth a look,we are coming from Poole on sat so might be a bumpy ride,5 to 6 easterly!!!! see you there,regards mm1.
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Thread: The new Queen Elizabeth
08-10-10, 08:29 #1Registered User
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The new Queen Elizabeth
08-10-10, 09:13 #2Boating is the only thing that keeps me sane!
08-10-10, 10:28 #3
Yep in today for the w/e so expect to wizz over and take a gander.
The pix I have seen already show an elegant vessel compared to the other S'hampton based beasts
09-10-10, 07:30 #4
Is it gonna be the QE3? and is it bigger and grander than the Queen Mary?
I note its only 14ft longer then the liner I was on in May
09-10-10, 09:43 #5
Cunard's new cruise ship, the Queen Elizabeth, has arrived into its home port of Southampton.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-11504212Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive.
09-10-10, 09:52 #6
and aren't Cunard being shy over where they had her built ?
Fincantieri 's Monfalcone shipyard in Trieste
"I nama dis sheepa, an' Godda bless'all who maka sail in in her, si ? "I think, therefore I am. I am, therefore I sail.
09-10-10, 12:13 #7
Looks like they've done a nice job. Always tricky to get the proportions right on an aft cabin boat.
09-10-10, 12:59 #8
09-10-10, 13:22 #9
Not been to that facility, but I did have a meal with Tommaso Milanese, then Condirettore Generale, some time ago in Edinburgh.I think, therefore I am. I am, therefore I sail.
09-10-10, 14:36 #10
In this case, I guess he invited you to see Monfalcone.
And aside from the previous jokes, if you have such opportunity, I'd really recommend a yard tour. Absolutely impressive.