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Maritime royalty : the Queen Mary and the Cunard Queens.

Author: William H Miller
Publisher: United Kingdom ; United States : Fonthill, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Cunard Quees - arguably the most famous ocean liners created - are known tom millions. The year 2016 marked the eightieth anniversary of the maiden voyage of one of the greatest ocean liners of all: the Queen Mary. Constructed in the 1930s, and sailing until 1967, the Queen Mary today serves as a museum amd hotel in Southern California. One of the most famous ocean liners afloat, she also served valiently during  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Miller
ISBN: 9781781555675 1781555672
OCLC Number: 972163262
Description: 126 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 25 cm
Contents: Beloved liner : Queen Mary --
Wartime : the Queens in grey --
Peacetime and five-day crossings --
World's largest liner : Queen Elizabeth --
A grand fleet : the other Cunarders --
Trans-Atlantic twilight : the jet age --
Ship of records : Queen Elizabeth 2 --
Biggest Atlantic liner : Queen Mary 2 --
Royal consort : Queen Victoria --
Royal continuity : Queen Elizabeth --
Cunard 175.
Other Titles: Queen Mary and the Cunard Queens

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The Cunard QUEENS are known to millions; they attract attention wherever they sailed, but the QUEEN MARY is possibly the most beloved. She sailed for 31 years, carried millions of passengers and made  Read more...

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