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Offline Michael Gallagher

All three ships will meet in Lisbon on Tuesday (6 May). Lisbon will become the third port (after New York and Southampton) to host all three of today's Queens.

Am going out to see them so it should be quite a sight.

They will depart together and then all sail together across the Bay and arrive together in Southampton on 9 May. The sailing together is a first and we hope to get some decent shots of them.
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2014, 12:49 PM »
I'm sure it will be very special indeed (though not as special as if our QE2 was with them). I will look forward to seeing the photos of them.
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2014, 01:16 PM »
All three ships will meet in Lisbon on Tuesday (6 May). Lisbon will become the third port (after New York and Southampton) to host all three of today's Queens.

Am going out to see them so it should be quite a sight.

They will depart together and then all sail together across the Bay and arrive together in Southampton on 9 May. The sailing together is a first and we hope to get some decent shots of them.

The photos and films will be superb - they always are!
As well as the noon-time exercise, there'll be plenty of good reasons at other times for Whistling too, specially when QE can't keep up!
Hoping that the Western Approaches won't play up quite like they did in January!
(Quietly wondering which ship will carry the Commodore...?)

Lucky are the people in Lisbon!
Have a good time - up in the heli, perhaps?
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Just wishing for you that Your Old Tub could have been there too - she looked so good in Lisbon.
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2014, 11:48 AM »
Some fantastic photos of the three Queens in Lisbon all together in a row.

Sunny morning in #Lisbon today to welcome three queens of @cunardline #cruises #amazing http://twitter.com/infocruceros/status/463592180289118208/photo/1

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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2014, 01:31 PM »
Thanks so much, Rob
Pity that the youngest doesn't get to park last - just cos she's hungry - or over-full, no matter which - she obviously needed attention!  ;)
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2014, 02:59 PM »
Thank you very much, Rob and Rosie, for posting pictures and links to pictures.  Very impressive ! (But our beloved QE2 would have really made it impressive !!)   ;D
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2014, 07:49 PM »
And they're off!

Live from the QV webcam:
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2014, 08:04 PM »
I am sure it would have been a lovely sail away.  Hope you enjoy the cruise back to Southampton, Michael
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2014, 08:11 PM »
Here, here !
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Offline Tom Kirrage

Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2014, 08:33 PM »
Evening Everyone.

I am planning on going down to Southampton for the day to see all three ships meet.
Is anyone from the forum, who came to clyde weekend, last July going to be there. It would be nice to meet up.

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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2014, 09:06 PM »
Hi Tom,

Great to hear you're heading to the Three Queens on Friday. Unfortunately, I am not making it this time. However, I look forward to seeing a spectacular series of photographs from you! 

To all who are going, enjoy this special occasion and have a wonderful day.


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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2014, 09:31 PM »
Hi Tom,

Great to hear you're heading to the Three Queens on Friday. Unfortunately, I am not making it this time. However, I look forward to seeing a spectacular series of photographs from you! 

To all who are going, enjoy this special occasion and have a wonderful day.

Hi Tom

Good to hear from you - and hoping that you'll have a great day!
Enjoy the Whistles - it should be a great Birthday Party!
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2014, 09:48 PM »
Hi Tom. I think I speak for all of us here when I say have a great time and take lots of pictures for us! ;)
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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2014, 10:38 PM »
Hi Tom, great to see you again here!

Have a great time with all those queens and I hope we get a chance to meet up on another occasion :) .

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Re: The Fleet Together
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2014, 03:32 AM »
All three ships will meet in Lisbon on Tuesday (6 May). Lisbon will become the third port (after New York and Southampton) to host all three of today's Queens.

Am going out to see them so it should be quite a sight.

They will depart together and then all sail together across the Bay and arrive together in Southampton on 9 May. The sailing together is a first and we hope to get some decent shots of them.

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