Another Death on Infamous Queen Mary

A woman has plunged to her death on the RMS Queen Mary, the legendary (and haunted) ocean liner permanently docked in Long Beach.  The accident happened at approximately 8:00 pm last night as the woman was leaving a bar located onboard the ship with her husband. The woman was reportedly seen climbing on a railing prior to the fall and initial reports have indicated that the … [Read more...]

Carnival Cruise Lines awarded $24M in lawsuit against Rolls Royce

According to a article released by the Associated Press, Carnival Cruise lines has been awarded $24 million as the result of lawsuit against Rolls Royce, claiming a faulty propulsion system that Rolls Royce had installed aboard the Queen Mary 2. The verdict came Wednesday after a two-week federal trial in a Miami court room where Carnival contended that the Mermaid … [Read more...]

Ghost’s of The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary was in service for decades as both a World War II transport ship and a luxury liner. It wasn't intended as such at the time, but the Queen Mary was named "The Grey Ghost" during the war because of the color she was painted to make her stealthy in the war-time waters. In her time, the Queen Mary carried seasick sailors, destitute stowaways and wealthy … [Read more...]

Q.E. 2 Makes Her Final Visit to New York

(Image Courtesy of New York Times) After 40 year's in service, the famed Q.E. 2 arrived at Pier 90 early this morning for its 710th and final visit to New York.  The New York Times tells us of her arrival: With shrill blasts from its three Tyfon whistles and a 39-foot-long red paying-off pennant streaming from the mast — a foot for each year at sea — that … [Read more...]

The Queen Mary 2 – Time Lapse Video

The most elegant ship built in decades has caught the inspiration of artists, photographers and ship spotters worldwide. She is elegant, record breaking and capable. She's also a YouTube Star! Here are two video that have reached over 25,000 viewers and for good reason. Take a look: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AX4OJZdiBY The liner Queen Mary 2 slips under the Golden … [Read more...]