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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2016, 02:36 PM »
Thanks very much, Louis, for setting up this timeline of our beloved QE2 since her move out of Dry Docks World.  It is good to know that she has her Captain back aboard.  Please continue to add to it as you receive material.  We can only hope that QE2 finally gets the care and respect she so richly deserves.
QE2 - the ship for all of time, a ship of timeless beauty !

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« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2016, 10:57 PM »
Thank you to you, Louis, as well as to all the contacts that you have requested to send these images.
It's very difficult to look at many of them - progressively now - they hold so little hope for QE2.
Am I the only one who scans now with dread - and more dread even, for her?

To think that the only power there is for the 'bling' external lighting that the once great ship QE2 was never ever meant to display;
it seems uncertain whether to smile at the thought that it confirms that she exists (albeit as a representation of her former self)
or whether to weep - so sad does she look.

To keep QE2 well in mind - it seems more important now to think of how she was built, how she was home to so many of her crew,
and of course of the reminders to those of us who knew her as her passengers.
I found these today - hopefully they, like all the other photos will last as great reminders - perhaps for ever!
https://www.theqe2story.com/forum/index.php/topic,6526.msg79163.html#msg79163


 

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2016, 03:35 AM »
15th December 2015 The LED lights run now along the whole Boat Deck

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2016, 03:40 AM »
22nd December 2015 For the first time in years her funnel spotlight is on again

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2016, 07:51 AM »
23rd December 2015 QE2 now with overheard lighting

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2016, 08:41 AM »
1st January 2016 as the new year was in party mood below was the first photo taken this year

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2016, 08:50 AM »
During the Month of January workers were still carry on working,the ship is a tight security zone so it is hard to get out anything.At night here overheard lights are still on.Her interiors lights have different sequences every night sometimes a few one,other times more and sometimes all black.
Below is a photo taken on the night of the 21st,this night was the night with the most interior lights on.

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2016, 08:52 AM »
Below is a few photos taken during January

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #23 on: May 10, 2016, 11:18 AM »
During the Month February 2016 work onboard still in progress,on her exterior the most notable thing was the Funnel got a new fresh coat of paint.

Below some photos taken during this Month
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« Reply #24 on: May 11, 2016, 06:08 AM »
Many thanks for on-going photos.

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #25 on: May 11, 2016, 08:10 AM »
For March 2016 not much information on whats going,workers as usual arrive in the morning and leave later afternoon.On her exterior no visible signs of anything,below a selection of photos from this Month.

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #26 on: May 11, 2016, 08:12 AM »
28th March 2016 signs of something happening on her exterior with some lifeboats been lowered

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #27 on: May 11, 2016, 08:18 AM »
31th March 2016 more lifeboats lowered

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #28 on: May 11, 2016, 08:19 AM »
4th April 2016 for some reason QE2 was moved up a bit

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Re: QE2 Conversion August 2015 to ?
« Reply #29 on: May 12, 2016, 06:32 AM »
14th April 2016 A crane was mounted next to ship some stuff was removed,the crane was only 2 days in place

 

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