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

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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

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Last post by Clydebuilt1971
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on Oct 11, 2017, 01:19 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

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Last post by Boris
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on Nov 01, 2017, 08:06 AM

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)

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Last post by June Ingram
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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

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Last post by June Ingram
in Re: QE2 love her or hate...
on Nov 16, 2017, 02:50 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

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Last post by Thomas Hypher
in Re: Final day in Southam...
on Nov 12, 2017, 01:57 AM

The QE2's Story

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

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Last post by Thomas Hypher
in Re: Wood used in the QE2...
on Nov 15, 2017, 08:10 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 ship herself

Discussions and information about particular aspects of the ship.

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Last post by Pete Hamill
in Re: The Funnel
on Nov 21, 2017, 10:50 PM

Child Boards: Passenger Areas, Officers & Crew Areas, Technical Matters, Features of the ship, QE2 The Ship - Miscellaneous
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.

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Last post by Isabelle Prondzynski
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Child Boards: 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

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Last post by Lynda Bradford
in Re: Members comments and...
on Jun 24, 2017, 11:14 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!

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Last post by Isabelle Prondzynski
in Re: The Queen Mary Piano
on Oct 31, 2017, 12:16 AM

No New Posts QE2 after Cunard

QE2's retirement in Dubai. QE2 News, gossip, rumours, questions and answers.

Moderator: Rob Lightbody

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Last post by June Ingram
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Child Boards: QE2 News, Discussions about QE2 after Cunard


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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!

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Last post by Pete Hamill
in Re: QE2 50 YEARS LATER E...
on Nov 17, 2017, 03:52 PM

Child Boards: QE2 Story QE2 50 year conference 22 September 2017, Past Events
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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!

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Last post by Davina
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on Yesterday at 12:22 PM

Child Boards: Archived Topics (2018 Calendar), Archived Topics (2017 Calendar), Archived Topics
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.

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Last post by Clydebuilt1971
in Re: Discussions on QE2St...
on Oct 20, 2017, 11:09 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

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Last post by Thomas Hypher
in Re: Lachlan's model of Q...
on Nov 20, 2017, 03:21 PM

Child Boards: TheQE2Story's Shop, Special Features, QE2 Models and Paintings, Books, Videos and DVDs about QE2, Other QE2 Websites, Misc QE2 Archive
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Last post by Beat Ryser
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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)

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Last post by Isabelle Prondzynski
in Re: Cunard before QE2
on Nov 19, 2017, 12:42 AM

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.

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Last post by Twynkle
in Re: Cunard's QE2 50th an...
on Nov 20, 2017, 12:25 AM

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.

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Last post by Rod
in Re: Carmania and Francon...
on Yesterday at 12:41 PM

No New Posts Sea Shanties

Maritime matters but not related directly to a specific ship.

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Last post by Twynkle
in Re: BBC Four Timeshift:S...
on Nov 21, 2017, 12:40 AM

No New Posts Ships

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

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Last post by Twynkle
in Re: Maersk container shi...
on Yesterday at 03:00 PM

Child Boards: The Royal Yacht Britannia, SS Rotterdam, Saga Ruby, PS Waverley, SS United States
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