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Keeping the Legend Alive - through your photos!

Last additions - Bob C.
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Rita Morena in the Double Room 19777 viewsBob C.Apr 17, 2024
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Loading Up - 197212 viewsLoading up to go in NYC, June 1972Bob C.Sep 28, 2023
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Board, unpack, relax!15 viewsOur luggage in Cabin 4016, June 1977 1 commentsBob C.Sep 28, 2023
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Repairs Showing at Age Eight!16 viewsQE2 in NYC in July 1977Bob C.Feb 21, 2023
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No Repairs Needed! She's only 3 1/2 months old!22 viewsBob C.Feb 17, 2023
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New York - 196914 viewsQE2 departing Pier 92 with SS Raffaello at Pier 90 and SS United States at Pier 86Bob C.Jan 20, 2023
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Summer in the (New York) City12 viewsQE2 loading up at Pier 84 (now a park) in July 1972
(Where SS United States used to park)
Bob C.Jan 20, 2023
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The Original Stairway E18 viewsA stop on 4 Deck going from 5 Deck to the Boat Deck on Stairway E in 1974. Note the original ships guide in the passageway.Bob C.Nov 16, 2021
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A "Rare Stair" Photo17 viewsThis stairway led from the Sports Deck up to the Signal Deck just forward of the original penthouse suites prior to the installation of the second set of suites during the 1977 refit. I don't think there are many photos of this set of steps!Bob C.Nov 16, 2021
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Going Up!19 viewsThe original Stairway D (2 Deck)Bob C.Nov 15, 2021
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Unchanged 'til the End (less the color) - Stairways B, C and H35 viewsBob C.Nov 15, 2021
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Virtual - Reality24 viewsMy computer simulation compared to my original photo from 1974 Bob C.Nov 15, 2021
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Danger High Winds32 viewsBob C.Sep 14, 2021
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Tourist Class Ticket - First Class Service51 viewsOur waiters, Chris and Peter from our 1977 Transatlantic crossing.1 commentsBob C.Sep 14, 2021
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Superstructure!25 viewsLeaving QE2 in July 1977. Operation Liner with 7 total liners in NY Harbor was ongoing this day.Bob C.Sep 14, 2021
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Winner Double Room Tea Time on the Upper Deck - 1969367 viewsBob C.Apr 06, 2020
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Britannia Restaurant Entrance - Upper Deck, Starboard Side - 196959 viewsThis eventually became an area for the casino's slot machinesBob C.Apr 06, 2020
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Theater Bar, Theater and the Port Side Entrance to the Britannia Restaurant - Upper Deck - 196974 viewsBob C.Apr 06, 2020
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Rita Morena in the Double Down Room45 viewsRita Morena performing in the Double Down Room in July 1977Bob C.Apr 01, 2020
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The Upper Half39 viewsNew York - Summer of 77Bob C.Sep 15, 2019
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Load 'er Up!42 viewsNew York - Summer of 72Bob C.Sep 15, 2019
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A Place in History - Pier 86 42 viewsNew York - Summer of 74Bob C.Sep 15, 2019
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The Classic Midships Lobby69 viewsMidships Lobby Original Green DecorBob C.Aug 15, 2019
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Old School Cabin Decks52 viewsE Stairway, 4 Deck looking to starboardBob C.Jun 25, 2019
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QE2 and SS Michelangelo (or Raffaello)104 viewsNew York - 1974Bob C.Sep 06, 2018
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QE2 and SS Doric94 viewsNew York - July 1977Bob C.Sep 06, 2018
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QE2 and Cunard Princess95 viewsNew York - July 1977Bob C.Sep 06, 2018
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QE2 and SS Australis (ex-SS America)442 viewsSouthampton - June 1977Bob C.Sep 06, 2018
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QE2, SS United States and SS Michelangelo (or Raffaello) in NY132 viewsNew York - August 1969Bob C.Sep 06, 2018
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Two Infamous Ships76 viewsQE2 and SS United States in the Solent - August 1969Bob C.Sep 06, 2018
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Unique From the Start50 viewsQE2 as she was in August 1969Bob C.Aug 30, 2017
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Original Space Age Color144 viewsBob C.Jun 17, 2017
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A Rare Stair146 viewsThe stairway from the Sports Deck to the Signal Deck just aft of the mast after the first penthouse suites and before the Mary and Elizabeth SuitesBob C.Jun 17, 2017
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The end is near!44 viewsThe end of Eastbound crossing #7
20 August 1969
Bob C.Jun 01, 2017
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Verrazano Narrows Bridge: The Gateway to the Atlantic43 viewsRotterdam passes under the VZ bridge in July 1977Bob C.Apr 08, 2017
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From the Signal Deck Across the Sports Deck75 viewsBob C.Feb 23, 2017
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From the Sports Deck49 viewsBob C.Feb 23, 2017
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Flying the Laundry56 viewsQE2's Dress Rehearsal for the Queen's International Fleet Review in the Solent on 28 June 1977Bob C.Feb 23, 2017
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QE2's Historic Company21 viewsQE2 leaving Pier 90 with the SS Michelangelo at Pier 88 and the SS United States at Pier 86Bob C.Jul 31, 2016
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QE2's Silver Jubilee Fleet Review23 viewsQE2 serves as the dress rehearsal host of the Queen's Silver Jubilee Fleet reviewBob C.Jul 31, 2016
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QE2's Berth in History21 viewsQE2 departing Ocean Terminal at berth 44 the same as Titanic, QE and QM to name a fewBob C.Jul 31, 2016
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Space Age Decor and Conveniences132 viewsCabin 4108 in 1974 (note the HiFi radio channel and volume knobs as well as the red steward and green stewardess call buttons on the console )Bob C.Jun 02, 2016
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Harmony and History44 viewsOcean Terminal and QE2 in 1977 - the perfect match!Bob C.Apr 28, 2016
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Elegance Following Elegance18 viewsSS United States arriving in Southampton abaft QE2 in August 1969Bob C.Mar 01, 2016
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Pass in Review!43 viewsQE2's Dress Rehearsal of the Queen's Silver Jubilee Fleet Review (HMAS Melbourne in the foreground)Bob C.Feb 05, 2016
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Heading for Sea - August 196938 viewsBob C.Nov 07, 2015
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Brand New and Buttoned Up for Sea - August 196949 viewsBob C.Nov 07, 2015
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A View from the Lookout Bar43 viewsBob C.Nov 07, 2015
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Celebrating and Singing Happy Birthday (perhaps a bit off key) - July 6th, 1977 34 viewsBob C.Oct 27, 2015
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Celebrating the Queen's Silver Jubilee in the Britannia 18 viewsCake decorating has come a long way since then...Bob C.Oct 27, 2015
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Double Up374 viewsThe Double Up Lounge - 1969Bob C.Dec 31, 2014
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A Historical Base124 viewsBob C.Dec 31, 2014
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A Short-lived Icon140 viewsThe Navigation Console in the Lookout Bar - 1969 Bob C.Dec 31, 2014
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A Historic NYC Lineup136 viewsQE2, SS Doric, SS Oceanic, SS Rotterdam and a bit of Cunard Princess

Not visible is the SS Statendam and a Russian cruise ship
Bob C.Nov 14, 2014
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Two Cunarders in NYC98 viewsBob C.Nov 14, 2014
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QE2's Original NYC Berth Mates225 viewsAugust 1969Bob C.Nov 13, 2014
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Joint Winner True Colors105 viewsAn updated photo of D Stairway to remove the yellowing from the age of my other submitted photo of Classical BeautyBob C.Jan 19, 2014
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The "Cockpit"66 viewsTaken at the QE2 model at the Riverside Museum in Clydebank. The model's detail of this area is well done and in the original 1969 color scheme.Bob C.Sep 30, 2013
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Four Months Old127 viewsAugust 14th, 1969 likely with her original paint job!Bob C.Sep 17, 2013
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The Signs of Working Hard192 viewsGetting ready to point her bow eastward. New York, July 1972. Bob C.Sep 01, 2013
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A Moonlight Serenade - 1974571 viewsBob C.Oct 05, 2012
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An Evening Jitterbug with John and Betty Wesley - 1974511 viewsBob C.Oct 05, 2012
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Nighttime is Showtime in the QE2's Double Room - 1974501 viewsBob C.Oct 05, 2012
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Load 'er up!93 viewsQE2 unloading and loading at pier 90 in New York, July 1972Bob C.Sep 22, 2012
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Full Speed Ahead!87 viewsQE2 on an eastbound transAtlantic crossing in August 1969 Bob C.Sep 22, 2012
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Lots of Laundry Leaving Southampton - 1977116 viewsBob C.Feb 29, 2012
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Lots of Laundry Arriving in New York - 197790 viewsBob C.Feb 29, 2012
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Underway Southampton 1977552 viewsGetting underway from Southampton with SS Australis (ex-SS America) in the background. This outbound passage down the Solent also served as the dress rehearsal for the Queen's review of the Fleet as part of her Silver Jubilee.Bob C.Feb 18, 2012
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Underway from Ocean Terminal 1977437 viewsGetting underway from Southampton. This journey down the Solent also served as the dress rehearsal for the Queen's review of the Fleet as part of her Silver Jubilee.Bob C.Feb 18, 2012
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QE2's Bridge Wing from the Air787 viewsThis photo was taken from a Royal Navy helicopter as part of the Fleet review dress rehearsal.1 commentsBob C.Feb 18, 2012
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Already hooked on QE2 at the tender age of six.314 viewsMy first QE2 voyage and visit to QE2's bridge wings - August 1969. The good old days!Bob C.Feb 05, 2012
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QE2's Starboard Bridge Wing - August 1969 78 viewsOriginal equipment and seen from a viewpoint not many experienced after 1978.Bob C.Feb 05, 2012
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New York - Summer 1972: luggage dockside668 viewsThis is a photo of QE2 in port New York during the summer of 1972. It captures all the old fashioned goodness of the legacy trans-Atlantic service enjoyed in the Golden Age by her predecessors, Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth.
Bob C.Jun 11, 2011
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Hustle, Bustle, Excitement and Anticipation432 viewsThis is a photo of QE2 in port New York during the summer of 1972. It captures all the old fashioned goodness of the legacy trans-Atlantic service enjoyed in the Golden Age by her predecessors, Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth.Bob C.Jun 11, 2011
 
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