Why fly when you can travel from New York to Southampton, U.K.on the luxurious Queen Mary 2, getting a duvet-covered bed instead of an 18-inch seat, movies in a full-sized theater rather than a tiny screen, and meals that actually taste good.
R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2. (QE2) Ocean liner built for Cunard in 1969.Retired & acquired in 2008 by Istithmar Investments Dubai.Designed for service from home port of Southampton to New York & named after earlier Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth. Served as flagship of the line from 1969 until succeeded by RMS Queen Mary 2 in 2004. Designed in Cunard's then headquarters & regional offices in Liverpool & Southampton & built in Clydebank,Scotland.
In this photo, we see the RMS Queen Elizabeth docking in New York Harbor in 1956. The Queen Elizabeth was an luxury ocean liner operated by the Cunard Line. Her career ran from her launch on September 27, 1938 until her retirement in 1969, when she was replaced by the Queen Elizabeth II.