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Aboard Queen Elizabeth 2
for her
40th Anniversary Voyage
15 - 23 Sep 2007

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from QE2's stern on the Clyde

QE2 South Queensferry
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Cunard logoSouthampton & The East Coast 15 - 16 Sep 07Cunard logo

Southampton Fire Tug

A glorious Southampton evening departure aboard QE2 for her 40th Anniversary Voyage at 17:00. Firetugs spraying fore & aft. Crowds cheered & quite a flotilla of small boats & yachts - 15 Sep 2007

Regal Lady

Sir Jimmy Savile boarding QE2 from fishing trawler CJ LEWIS. Scarborough excursion vessels CORONIA, REGAL LADY & other boats came to view QE2 during the sailpast of Scarborugh - 16 Sep 2007

QE2's Bow

Views of QE2's Bow in North Shields, South Queensferry, Greenock & Liverpool 17 - 21 September 2007

QE2 Sun Deck Funnel

Views of and from QE2's Sun Deck on Tyneside and in South Queensferry, along with stern views of the funnel 17 - 18 September 2007

QE2 Boat Deck funnel

Views around and from QE2's Promenade being Boat Deck and Sun Deck fwd under her bridge. Includes the sports courts and shuffleboard. Tyneside, South Queensferry and Greenock 17 - 20 September 2007

QE2 Stern Decks

QE2's stern decks - One Deck with Pool, Upper Deck [aft of the Yacht Club], aft of the Lido on Quarter Deck - views of and from, in sun and rain, during the voyage 15 - 23 September 2007

Red Eagle

A few photos of the vessels in Southampton at 08:15 on the day of our return L3008 MOUNTS BAY, HURST POINT, RED EAGLE, AUTOLINE in the distance, STADIONGRACHT - 23 Sep 2007

QE2 outlineA Plan showing the public areas of QE2 is here

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North Shields, Low Light

QE2's late arrival on Tyneside Crowds still waiting 19:00 16 Sep 2007

Tyne Crowds on departure

A Royal Tyneside Departure for QE2 The weather was appalling but it didn't dampen the enthusiasm. Caricature of QEII with QE2 written as the 'crown' on the hill 17 Sep 2007

Northumbrian Quay Plaque

QE2 alongside at Northumbrian Quay, Royal Quays, North Shields. Photos taken from the quay, so no whole ship views 17 Sep 2007

Tyne Anew

Views from aboard QE2 of Northumbrian Quay, Royal Quays Marina, 'Tyne Anew', Earl of Zetland, former Dry Docks. All day long people came to view QE2 & wave 17 Sep 2007

Spirit of the Tyne

Other vessels seen during the day from aboard QE2 berthed at Northumbrian Quay, North Shields inc CITY OF BARCLONA, HOEGH TROPICANA, NORTHERN PRODUCER FPP 16/17 Sep 2007

King of Scandinavia

DFDS' King of Scandinavia berthed at the International Ferry Terminal [Royal Quays, North Shields] and passing us [QE2 at Northumbrian Quay] by as she departed 17:30 17 Sep 2007

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QE2 [as a whole] at anchor off South Queensferry 18 Sep 2007


QE2 at anchor off South Queensferry in 'bits', taken from a tender and Maid Of The Forth 18 Sep 2007


Other vessels seen during the day when anchored off South Queensferry, RFA FORT GEORGE, BORDER TARTAN, WESTGARD, SPECIALITY, CRAMOND, SEAL CARR, HOPETOUN, DALMENY 18 Sep 2007

Firth of Forth Railway Bridge

Views mainly of the Firth of Forth Railway Bridge; also Inchgarvie, Maid of the Forth and aboard her 18 Sep 2007

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Clydebank Titan

Titan Clydebank - The oldest of the 5 Titans on the Clyde and all that remains of John Brown's Shipyard where QE2 was built 20 Sep 2007

Sun Deck fwd QE2 early am Greenock

Early morning in Greenock. Views aboard QE2, tugs assisting berthing, of Clydeport & surrounds between 06:30 - 06:50 and 09:20 - 09:30; 20 Sep 2007


Parts of QE2 from the quay & various views during the day of some of the many excusrion boats, sailing vessels & others which sailed by to view QE2. BALMORAL, SATURN, mv ROVER 20 Sep 2007

Vital Spark Puffer VIC 72

Aboard QE2 departing Greenock. Cheering crowds; escorted down the Clyde by many vessels for an hour+. BALMORAL, SATURN, VITAL SPARK Puffer & more - 20 Sep 2007

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Liverpool Cruise terminal

The opening of Liverpool's new cruise terminal at 11:30 on 21 Sept 2007 was marked by a visit from QE2 and the unveiling of a plaque by HRH the Duke of Kent

Band of the Scots Guards

A Celebration Concert at the Cathedral with Lesley Garrett CBE, Nicky Spence, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, The Liverpool Cathedral Choir, The Band of the Scots Guards 21 Sep 2007

Superseacat Two

Ferries spotted on the Mersey whilst berthed alongside the new cruise terminal aboard QE2. Superseacat Two, Snowdrop, Lagan Viking, Liverpool Viking, Mersey Viking, Dublin Viking 21 Sep 2007

QE2 Liverpool

Various parts of QE2 as viewed from the Landing Stage. Unfortunately I did not get a chance to cross the Mersey on Snowdrop, so have no full photos of QE2s 21 Sep 2007

Mersey Fireworks

22:45 21 Sep 2007 a fabulous firework display on The Mersey. The air was still & QE2's funnel became shrouded in smoke; Crowds lined Princes Dock & many were still there when QE2 sailed 03:30


Poor photos of Liverpool; it rained all morning, take shelter under an umbrella or like me an underpass. Water views, Royal Liver, Cunard & Mersey Tunnels buildings, night & road to Cathedral 21 Sep 2007

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3080 P2 QE2

Cabin 3080, Three Deck to port midship, D Stairway. Category P2, "Ultra Deluxe" - Britannia Grill. Very nice, roomy, enormous bathroom with shower over bath.... 15 - 23 Sep 2007

Mauretania Model on qe2

The models of CARONIA 1949. MAURETANIA 1907 [actually Lusitania] and Asprey's of Bond Street Silver QE2 - September 2007

Queens Room qe2

The Lido, Caronia Restaurant and Queens Room on Quarter Deck, Spa down down on Six Deck F Stairway [Thalassotherapy Pool] and the Theatre Upper/Boat Deck - September 2007

Royal Promenade QE2

The Grand Lounge, Upper/Quarter Deck [some photos during a cooking demonstration], Royal Promenade Shops, few photos of Chart Room, Quarter Deck, with Jimmy Savile & Carol Marlow - September 2007

Mauretania 1907 picture on QE2

Art, Hallways, Stairways, Displays & Bell just a handful of the many pieces of Art around QE2 - September 2007

Fax to HMQEII from QE2

Fax message to Buckingham Palace from Queen Elizabeth 2 advising of the 40th anniversary of the launch of QE2 Celebrations in Greenock, & other misc items - September 2007

QE2 40th Anniversary Voyage Photobook

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