The New Cunard Queens

Queen Elizabeth 2, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria
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Binding:Hardback
Published:October 1, 2008
By Nils Schwerdtner (Author)

A lavish tribute to the world's bestknown shipping line, this beautifully illustrated book takes an intriguing look at three famous cruise liners: the legendary Queen Elizabeth 2, which, when launched in 1967, was considered the last of the great ocean liners; Queen Mary, which entered service in 2004 as the largest and most expensive passenger ship ever built; and Queen Victoria, launched in December 2007 for exclusive cruises out of Southampton. With an entertaining mixture of maritime history and contemporary analysis, the author tells the story of Queen Elizabeth 2, the Queen Mary 2's first years, and the conception, building, and maiden voyage of Queen Victoria.

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Product Details
  • Subject: Ship Design & Reference
  • Hardback : 288 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (October 1, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 1591141052
  • ISBN-13: 9781591141051
  • Product Dimensions: 8 X 10.5 in
  • Shipping Weight: 32.8 oz

Nils Schwertner is the author of three books on maritime subjects. He lives in Hamburg, Germany.

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