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Offline jdl

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The final voyage on board auction
« on: Jan 06, 2010, 08:16 AM »
As the title says I'm interested in the contents of the charity auction on the final voyage. We all are aware of the honour of finishing with engines that one lucky passenger had and I'm also aware of that Dubai world vacated he Elizabeth and Mary suites on the signal deck for the last few days and these were in the auction. But does anyone know  what other one off goodies were auctioned off?

Jdl

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Re: The final voyage on board auction
« Reply #1 on: Jan 08, 2010, 02:56 PM »
At the last auction held on Sunday 23 November, the following items were auctioned:

40th Anniversary Banner- $1,000
High Tea with QE2 Captain - $300
Restricted Area Access (tour of Crew Only areas) - $900
Restricted Area Access (as above) - $900
Four Nights in Queen Elizabeth Suite - $10,000
'Finish with Engines' order - $10,000
Last Southampton chart - $2,750
Last Southampton Departure chart - $3,750
Last Lisbon chart - $700
Last Gibraltar chart - $1,600
Last Civitavecchia chart - $900
Last Naples chart - $800
Last Malta chart - $2,800
Last Alexandria chart - $3,200
Last Suez Canal chart - $3,600
Voyage to Dubai Chart -$25,000


In all, $68,500 raised!!

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Re: The final voyage on board auction
« Reply #2 on: Jan 08, 2010, 07:14 PM »
Whilst this was going on we were standing in a queue that circled the ENTIRE ship for Captain Mcnaught to sign some memorabilia,,,,total of 4 hours waiting.,...some folks were longer...we could hear parts of the auction going on  ...but at the end of the day dont think we could have bid anyway.....mostly everything was in the $0000000ss !! After paying for the voyage to Dubai there wasnt a lot of pennies left in the kitty!

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Re: The final voyage on board auction
« Reply #3 on: Jan 08, 2010, 09:12 PM »
Thanks Michael and cruise princess - much appreciated.

Fantastic that Captain Mcnaught kept going until everyone's items had been signed.

john

 

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