News

Information, Site news & Welcome

No New Posts Guest Information and how to register

Find out what you are missing by not registering and logging in.

5 Posts
4 Topics

Last post by Lynda Bradford
in Member's profile: rememb...
on Sep 13, 2019, 09:23 AM

No New Posts QE2 Story Newsletters

The latest QE2 Story newsletter, and copies of all the old ones.

173 Posts
99 Topics

Last post by Lynda Bradford
in December 2020 Newsletter
on Dec 23, 2020, 10:19 AM

* QE2 Photo Gallery

Click this to redirect to our very special QE2 Photo Gallery.

39726 Redirects

* Link to our Main Website

Click this to redirect to our main website homepage

14585 Redirects

The QE2's Story (in-service)

No New Posts Design, Concept & Build

Everything before 1969, relating to the design and creation of Q3 & Q4 - becoming the QE2 : her ORIGINAL interior & exterior design.

Moderator: Lynda Bradford

2433 Posts
175 Topics

Last post by Clydebuilt1971
in Re: TS Duchess of Hamilt...
on Jan 13, 2021, 11:55 AM

Child Boards: QE2 Concept and Design, QE2 Build, QE2 build photos, QE2 build film footage/videos, QE2 Build Publications and Memorabilia
No New Posts The QE2 herself

Discussions and information about particular aspects and features of QE2 the ship.

5107 Posts
267 Topics

Last post by Thomas Hypher
in Re: Children's Room Crec...
on Jan 13, 2021, 07:20 AM

Child Boards: Passenger Areas, Officers & Crew Areas, Technical Matters, Features of the QE2, Communications Systems
No New Posts Service Life (1969 - 2008)

May 1969 to November 2008. Anything and everything to do with that time. Ask questions, get Answers. Focussing on events or periods in the ship's life.

5373 Posts
432 Topics

Last post by Lynda Bradford
in Re: Queen Elizabeth 2, M...
on Jan 05, 2021, 10:50 AM

Child Boards: 1969 and the 1970s, The 1980s, The 1990s, The 2000s, QE2's Final Season and Final Voyage (2007/2008)
No New Posts Captains of the QE2

Full information about the various Captains/Masters of the QE2 throughout her service life with Cunard

Moderator: Lynda Bradford

213 Posts
33 Topics

Last post by Rod
in Re: Death of Captain Per...
on Yesterday at 05:10 PM

No New Posts QE2 Chief Engineers

Full information about the various Chief Engineers of the QE2 throughout her service life with Cunard

Moderator: Lynda Bradford

69 Posts
25 Topics

Last post by Isabelle Prondzynski
in MOVED: QE2 engine room ...
on Dec 07, 2020, 05:10 PM

No New Posts Artwork and Heritage on board QE2

This board is for discussions about the artwork and heritage items on board QE2 at any point during her service life. This includes the Heritage Trail which was added in the 1990s. 1 topic per item please!

338 Posts
26 Topics

Last post by Michael Gallagher
in Re: RMS Britannia and Pe...
on Jun 18, 2020, 09:11 PM

Introductions and Our own QE2 Stories

No New Posts QE2 Officers & Crew & Workers Introductions

If you were a member of QE2's crew at any point in her long life, or if you helped build or maintain her, please say hello to everybody, and introduce yourself in this section.

Moderator: Alan Snelson

1296 Posts
138 Topics

Last post by June Ingram
in Re: Alan Snelson, QE2 Ph...
on Nov 23, 2020, 09:45 PM

No New Posts Officers, Crew & Worker memories

This section is mostly for anyone employed on board, or by the builders or maintenance people involved with the upkeep of the ship. However ALL members of the forum can participate and ask our crew members questions about life on board QE2.

Moderator: Alan Snelson

2142 Posts
131 Topics

Last post by pete cain
in Re: Queen Elizabeth and ...
on Jan 12, 2021, 08:05 PM

No New Posts Passengers & Enthusiasts Introductions

Introduce yourself, and tell the other members about what your QE2 story or interest in the great ship is. (1 topic per member)

2632 Posts
291 Topics

Last post by Twynkle
in Re: Good Luck Rob
on Yesterday at 01:20 PM

No New Posts Passenger & Enthusiast Memories

For everybody who travelled on QE2, or just admired her from afar, share your memories, stories and thoughts here. Focussing more about the experience than the actual ship herself.

Moderator: Isabelle Prondzynski

4789 Posts
227 Topics

Last post by Isabelle Prondzynski
in Re: Once in a lifetime
on Jan 15, 2021, 09:31 PM

No New Posts Final Departures & Final Season Memories

Because we have so many of these memories to share, I have created a separate section for them here.

Moderator: Isabelle Prondzynski

1133 Posts
48 Topics

Last post by CasinoChris
in Re: Final call to Cóbh
on Dec 11, 2020, 09:59 PM

Community

No New Posts Logged in members only

You need to login to see the Chat section, where we discuss everything and anything, and to contribute to the forum.

0 Posts
0 Topics

No New Posts Get Togethers & Events

Travelling on an interesting ship, or attending an event that you think other QE2 Story members might be interested in? See if you can get them interested here!

1861 Posts
94 Topics

Last post by June Ingram
in Re: QE2 Crew Reunion Spr...
on Sep 15, 2020, 05:31 PM

Child Boards: Past Events
No New Posts Photo Competition and QE2 Calendar

Our monthly QE2 photo competitions, where the winners make up the next wonderful QE2 Story calendar. You can win a prize, or just enter for fun!

4136 Posts
272 Topics

Last post by Pete Hamill
in Re: Ready for sale : QE2...
on Jan 15, 2021, 06:32 PM

Child Boards: Archived Topics (2022 Calendar), Archived Topics (2021 Calendar), Archived Topics (2020 Calendar), Archived Topics (older calendars)
No New Posts The QE2 Story Jigsaws

QE2's famous tradition continues! No longer on her Quarter Deck, but now our members take turns to complete one of our special QE2 jigsaws before passing on to the next person.

1205 Posts
12 Topics

Last post by June Ingram
in Re: QE2 JIGSAW REFIT (SI...
on Sep 11, 2020, 01:05 AM

General QE2

No New Posts Miscellaneous QE2

If your post relates to QE2, but doesn't fit into any of the 'Story' categories above, put it here!

Moderator: Lynda Bradford

6967 Posts
452 Topics

Last post by Lynda Bradford
in Re: The New QE2Story Bad...
on Jan 14, 2021, 02:31 PM

Child Boards: TheQE2Story's Shop, Special Features, QE2 Models and Paintings, Books, Videos and DVDs about QE2, Other QE2 Websites, Misc QE2 Archive
No New Posts Non-English Language Sections

54 Posts
13 Topics

Last post by Beat Ryser
in Re: QE2 Crew 1988
on Jun 04, 2016, 08:25 AM

Child Boards: Die deutschsprachigen Fans und ihr Lieblingsschiff, Les fans francophones parlent du QE2

Non-QE2 Area

No New Posts QE2's Predecessors : Queen Elizabeth & Queen Mary

The legendary ships Queen Mary (1936) and Queen Elizabeth (1940)

1694 Posts
166 Topics

Last post by June Ingram
in Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns ...
on Yesterday at 10:30 PM

Child Boards: RMS Queen Mary (1936), RMS Queen Elizabeth (1940), Relating to both QE & QM
No New Posts QE2's Successors

Queen Mary 2 (QM2), Queen Victoria (QV) and Queen Elizabeth (QE) all replace QE2 in different ways. Find out more in this special area dedicated to them.

4925 Posts
296 Topics

Last post by Andy Holloway
in QM2 Christening - 8th Ja...
on Jan 11, 2021, 07:26 PM

Child Boards: RMS Queen Mary 2, The Cruise Sisters (QV & QE)
No New Posts Cunard

Relating to Cunard in general, rather than a specific Cunard ship.

1910 Posts
125 Topics

Last post by June Ingram
in Re: Has anyone else hear...
on Dec 08, 2020, 08:06 PM

No New Posts Sea Shanties

Maritime matters but not related directly to a specific ship.

3927 Posts
282 Topics

Last post by Rob Lightbody
in Re: Ships being sold, or...
on Yesterday at 07:24 PM

No New Posts Ships

Most of us here are interested in other ships. Here is an area to discuss them. One ship per topic!

7065 Posts
348 Topics

Last post by Thomas Hypher
in Re: Marco Polo headed fo...
on Jan 13, 2021, 08:00 AM

Child Boards: The Royal Yacht Britannia, SS Rotterdam, Saga Ruby, PS Waverley, SS United States
  • No New Posts
  • Redirect Board


QE2 Virtual Webcam
Our Virtual webcam is made of a collection of a thousand "Best Of" captures from QE2's real webcam in her last few years of service. It changes each time the page loads.



QE2 Story Forum - Info Center

Recent Posts Recent Posts

Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns are growing over the future of Queen Mary in Long Beach by June Ingram (RMS Queen Mary (1936))
Yesterday at 10:30 PM
Re: Ships being sold, orders cancelled, ships scrapped due to COVID-19 by Rob Lightbody (Sea Shanties)
Yesterday at 07:24 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Rod (Captains of the QE2)
Yesterday at 05:10 PM
Re: Good Luck Rob by Twynkle (Passengers & Enthusiasts Introductions)
Yesterday at 01:20 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Twynkle (Captains of the QE2)
Yesterday at 01:05 PM
Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns are growing over the future of Queen Mary in Long Beach by skilly56 (RMS Queen Mary (1936))
Yesterday at 10:12 AM
Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns are growing over the future of Queen Mary in Long Beach by Oceanic (RMS Queen Mary (1936))
Yesterday at 01:00 AM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by June Ingram (Captains of the QE2)
Yesterday at 12:16 AM
Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns are growing over the future of Queen Mary in Long Beach by Thomas Hypher (RMS Queen Mary (1936))
Yesterday at 12:08 AM
Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns are growing over the future of Queen Mary in Long Beach by Rob Lightbody (RMS Queen Mary (1936))
Jan 15, 2021, 11:52 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Andy Holloway (Captains of the QE2)
Jan 15, 2021, 11:26 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Lynda Bradford (Captains of the QE2)
Jan 15, 2021, 10:47 PM
Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns are growing over the future of Queen Mary in Long Beach by Peter Mugridge (RMS Queen Mary (1936))
Jan 15, 2021, 10:18 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Rob Lightbody (Captains of the QE2)
Jan 15, 2021, 09:47 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Thomas Hypher (Captains of the QE2)
Jan 15, 2021, 09:32 PM
Re: Once in a lifetime by Isabelle Prondzynski (Passenger & Enthusiast Memories)
Jan 15, 2021, 09:31 PM
Re: Death of Captain Perkins by Isabelle Prondzynski (Captains of the QE2)
Jan 15, 2021, 08:54 PM
Death of Captain Perkins by Lynda Bradford (Captains of the QE2)
Jan 15, 2021, 08:38 PM
Re: Ready for sale : QE2 Story calendars for 2021 by Pete Hamill (Photo Competition and QE2 Calendar)
Jan 15, 2021, 06:32 PM
Re: Hello from Thomas Hypher / ThomasPixel by Pete Hamill (Passengers & Enthusiasts Introductions)
Jan 15, 2021, 06:21 PM

Forum Stats Forum Stats

102990 Posts in 5441 Topics by 1136 Members. Latest Member: Steve-Boston
Latest Post: "Re: Jan 2021 : Concerns ..." ( Yesterday at 10:30 PM )
View the most recent posts on the forum.
[More Stats]

Users Online Users Online

361 Guests, 24 Users

Users active in past 1440 minutes:
PJtheMuppet, Thomas Hypher, Peter Mugridge, Rob Lightbody, Andy Holloway, Olivia, Lynda Bradford, Cunarder Man, cunardqueen, Isabelle Prondzynski, mgmike, Paul Joyce, CasinoChris, Brandon Sterkel, luzparis, Cat O'Connor, Michael Gallagher, Vincent Scriven, Twynkle, skilly56, Timothy Wickham, Maggie Wattling, Graham Taylor, Alex Tarry
[Administrator]  [Advisor to TQS]  [Global Moderator]  [QE2 Crew member]

Most Online Today: 385. Most Online Ever: 1170 (Feb 06, 2018, 09:13 PM)