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RMS Queen Mary 2
Maiden Transatlantic Crossing
Westbound, Southampton to New York
16 - 22 Apr 2004

Please click on the links for a Gallery of 15 Images in each Section
Cunard logo Interior Photos Cunard logo Exterior Photos Cunard logo Other Information Sheets & Handouts Cunard logo
Also Join in with the Excitement of the Crossing by Watching the .avi Clips below


mv Doulos at Southampton, the world's oldest active ocean going passenger ship. [ex Medina, Roma, Franca C]


Views of Southampton, dock areas & other vessels from the stern of Queen Mary 2 prior to departing on her Maiden Transatlantic Crossing

RMS Queen Mary 2 - Interior Photos

Grand Lobby

Grand Lobby extends from Decks 2 to 7, but only Decks 2 & 3 are 'open'. Decks 4, 5 & 6 have cabins with interior views [& they need to keep the blinds drawn]. Kings Court on Deck 7 is above the glass roof


Britannia Restaurant - accommodates 1,351 pax. Breakfast & Lunch are open seating. 2 seatings for dinner. Upper & Lower levels extend the full width of QM2 with Upper level is in 3 tiers.

Kings Court

Kings Court - 24hr Lido-style Restaurant serving buffets for breakfast & lunch. For the evening it transforms into 4 casual alternatives, res req'd. The Carvery [Green], La Piazza [Red], Lotus [Blue], {& Chef's Galley}

Todd English

Todd English - 156 [$30pp] seat venue serving Mediterranean cuisine. Chef's Galley - Limited no. of guests may watch their dinner being prepared [$35pp]. Boardwalk Cafe - Deck 12 Grill, weather permitting.

Veuve Clicquot

Lounges Part I - Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar, enjoy the Caviar, Foie Gras & smoked salmon, & Chart Room [Nautical themed cocktail bar], Deck 3 Midships Starboard

Commodore Club

Lounges Part II - Commodore Club & Bar, ]Churchill's Cigar Lounge & Boardroom are off here] & Atlantic Room for the 'Bridge Brigade'.


Lounges Part III - Royal Court Theatre, Decks 2 & 3 Fwd, & the Library, Deck 8 Fwd

Golden Lion Pub

Lounges Part IV - Golden Lion Pub [serves traditional English-style Pub lunches eg. Ploughmans, F & C, Bangers & Mash etc] , Sir Samuel's Wine Bar & Video Arcade

Queens, Grill, Lounge & Room

Queens 'Rooms' - Queens Grill Lounge, Queens Grill, Deck 7 Aft and Queens Room, Deck 3 Aft


G32 Nightclub, Deck 3 Aft & Empire Casino, Deck 2 Port Midships



Illuminations Theatre & Cunard ConneXions [Enrichment Programme & Computer Learning Centre/Cybercafé]

Builder's Plaque

Other Areas - Art Gallery, Gym, Canyon Ranch entrance, Builder's Plaque & Bridge

Winter Garden

Winter Garden - Designed on a Kew Gardens concept, listen to classical music and enjoy a trad. afternoon tea, Deck 7 Fwd. Pavilion Pool & Bar - Deck 12 Midships


Hallways and Indoor Promenades, Signage, Lifts & Glass Panels [Deck3 'Grand' Hallway], around QM2


Bas-Reliefs along the 'Grand' Hallways of Decks 2 & 3 Midships

Ocean Liner Paintings

Paintings of Ocean Liners throughout QM2, Stephen Card, Gordon Bauwens & others

Maritime Quest

Maritime Quest - A permanent exhibition aboard. Numerous information panels throughout QM2, from Samuel Cunard's first venture across the Atlantic in 1840 to the building of QM2. Audio tour available.

Misc Art

Other Art - Harald Vlgut, Igor Tcholaria, Alan Cotton, Rod pearce & others


Other Miscellaneous Photos - Carpets, Play Zone [Deck 6 Aft],


Cabin 6205 - Standard inside 4-berth. Inadequate storage & desk space for 4, fine for 2. Fridge/interactive TV with email/Hairdryer. 2 x both 110v US pin & 220v UK pin [60hz]. Bathroom small, big shower.

RMS Queen Mary 2 - Exterior Photos

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On Deck in the Rough Weather - Part I, Aft decks & the Promenade, Deck 7

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On Deck in the Rough Weather - Part II, Forward & Midship decks

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Port Scenic Lift - A series of 22 photos, going up, then down in the Mist & Rough Seas [Best viewed in the slide show format]

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Deck 3 Seas - A series of 26 photos taken through the windows along the Indoor Promenade, starboard [Best viewed in the slide show format]

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After the Storms - Broken Bits!

Funnel in the Mist

On Deck in the Mist

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On Deck in the Sun - Part I, What a difference a day [or 4] makes! Includes from the Scenic Lifts, Over the Bow, Regatta Bar & Splash Pool

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On Deck in the Sun - Part II, Observation Deck [11], Forward Superstructure, Queen Mary 2's Bell

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On Deck in the Sun - Part III, Blades, Deck 13, Sports Centre, Over the Stern


Nightime Views aboard QM2 - On deck and from the Novotel in NYC


Sunrise on QM2

In the Early Morning Glow on approach to New York, 22 Apr 2004

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We Made it - Under Verrazano Narrows Bridge

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Arriving at New York - Up the Hudson River with Fireboats

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Berthing at Pier 92 - New York [NYPST]

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On Deck once berthed in New York

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NYPST - Around, In & From the New York Passenger Ship Terminal

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New York - A few photos taken around Broadway & Times Square, & in/from the Novotel [52nd/Broadway], during our all too short stay after arrival

Maxim Gorkiy

t/s Maxim Gorkiy [ex Hanseatic, Hamburg] berthed at Pier 88, NYPST

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British Airways Concorde G-BOAD - 18 photos as we sailed past her at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, Pier 86, NYC - 22 Apr 2004

RMS Queen Mary 2 - Information Sheets, Leaflets & Keepsakes


Cunard ConneXions - 4 Page Leaflet outling the Facilities available in the Cyber Centre. The Rates / Packages, Instructions for signing-up, using your own notebook/laptop with the WiFi service & Cunard Email

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The Bridge - 4 Page Leaflet outling operations on the Bridge and a Navigation and Propulsion Equipment Overview

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Daily Programme - Friday 16th April 2004, at the start of Queen Mary 2's Maiden Westbound Crossing [8 Pages long]

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Queen Mary 2, Gala Dinner 17 April 2004, to Celebrate the Maiden Transatlantic Crossing. Menu [8 Pages long]. Maiden Voyage Certificate presented ot all Guests & a Wedgewood Commemorative Dish [1 per cabin]

Children's Zone

Children's Zone Information Sheet, Britannia Restaurant Upper Level seating plan. [I have crudely drawn in the 3 tiers], QM2TV Movie Guide

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Oxford Discovery Programme during the Maiden Westbound Transatlantic Voyage. ConneXions 'Planning your Voyage' highlights [Planetarium], on demand movies.

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RMS Queen Mary 2 Postcards

Passenger List

Queen Mary 2 Passenger List - Maiden Transatlantic, 16-22 Apr 2004

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24hr Room Service Beverage Menu QM2TV

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In-Stateroom Bottle Sales QM2TV

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Breakfast Menu - Room service QM2TV

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In-Stateroom Menu QM2TV

For a Fabulous Photo Journal of QM2's Maiden Voyage,
including links to the story of her Construction, Visit to Vigo & Maiden Arrival in Southampton, 26 Dec 2003
Please visit "The Way We Went"


View the Video Clips to Capture the Excitement of the Occasion

Waves through windows
on deck 3
22 sec

More waves through
windows on Deck 2
13 sec

Going down in the port 'scenic lift'
in the mist and heavy seas
11 sec

Pavilion Pool
 sloshing about
7 sec

Passing under
Verrazano Narrows Bridge
1 min 5 sec


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