Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Three Queens In Liverpool: Cunard's Big Gals Dancing On The Mersey

I know the first part of the headline sounds like a RuPaul event but it's actually the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and the Queen Elizabeth getting together in Cunard's former headquarters city over the Bank Holiday weekend.

From the "You don't see that every day" file:

The Liverpool Echo had wall-to-wall coverage with dozens of pics.

Three Queens Liverpool 2015 live: Mersey bids farewell to Cunard spectacular

Three Queens Liverpool 2015: Overheard at the Three Queens

Three Queens Liverpool 2015: Overheard at the Three Queens 04

Queen Victoria ends Three Queens celebration with spectacular spinning surprise


May 2014
Signposts: Royal Caribbean Orders Fourth Oasis-Class Cruise Ship, World’s Biggest
...They are very big boats.  Still, it's tough to compete with this:
...“This is the first time all three Queens of the Cunard fleet have been seen together anywhere outside Southampton or New York, and the first time these magnificent ships have been seen together at sea,” Cunard Director Angus Struthers said....

On the retirement cruise of the QE2
Feb. 2008
Queens Meet in Sydney 
Photos: The QE2 marked her last visit to Sydney with a spectacular passing with younger sister, the Queen Victoria.

Finally the bridge webcam of the Queen Mary 2, currently docked at Southampton