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Vote for your three favourite photos

Thats a hell of a hull...
2 (3.5%)
Just a little graze!
4 (7%)
Wrinkly funnel
2 (3.5%)
What's a few dents between friends!
0 (0%)
Another dent
3 (5.3%)
Porthole patch
1 (1.8%)
Latest scrape from New York
0 (0%)
September 1992, Blohm&Voss Shipyard, Hamburg
2 (3.5%)
Refit
3 (5.3%)
Like a stranded whale...
2 (3.5%)
Scratches all over the place!
1 (1.8%)
Touching up with Federal Gray!
2 (3.5%)
Every dent must tell a QE2 story.
5 (8.8%)
Exposed Aluminium
2 (3.5%)
Betty said they were bullet holes from 1982
2 (3.5%)
After The Wave
0 (0%)
Patchwork
3 (5.3%)
Scratch n Dent
0 (0%)
Hurricane Luis Bow Damage
0 (0%)
how many patches makes a Quilt
6 (10.5%)
She wares it oh so well
3 (5.3%)
Find the patch
1 (1.8%)
Rusty Stuff!
2 (3.5%)
All secured
1 (1.8%)
The Bumpy Funnel
2 (3.5%)
who scratched our ship?
0 (0%)
Broken window in the Golden Lion
1 (1.8%)
Who has been driving on my deck?
1 (1.8%)
Hurricane Luis Damage Sept 19 '95
1 (1.8%)
Anchor Chain Scratches
3 (5.3%)
The Rampant Lion Still Roars
0 (0%)
Aluminum patches and blanked out windows
0 (0%)
Growing marks
1 (1.8%)
Many coats of paint, many years active service
1 (1.8%)

Total Members Voted: 18

Voting closed: Jan 02, 2018, 12:07 PM

Author Topic: Poll for Nov 2017 : Marks of character, scratches, dents, repairs and patches  (Read 1900 times)

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Online Lynda Bradford

The theme for the October competition "Marks of character, scratches, dents, repairs and patches" was chosen by Hamburger, the winner of the September competition.

Thank you to everyone who submitted pictures, which we really appreciate, and we hope that you enjoy choosing your 3 favourites.

Voting is easy, but you need to be a Forum member and log into the Forum to vote.  Whether or not you have submitted photos, please support those who have participated, by choosing your three favourite ones, noting the details, then tick the relevant box on the poll.  Please do not vote for your own photos, if you have entered some. 

To make it easier for you we have posted the pictures below, however you can also view the photos in the Gallery, where you can see them all at once, in thumbnail form, plus you can view larger versions of the pictures by clicking on the photo to see medium size, then click again, to see them in large size.

Go to the Gallery Album "Marks of character, scratches, dents, repairs and patches".

You will not see the outcome until after voting has closed on 1 January 2018, giving all time zones the chance to catch up with the voting deadline. 

As always the choice is yours - enjoy!

The prize this month is the book "RMS Queen Elizabeth 2" by Janette McCutcheon, donated by Isabelle Prondzynski, or a jigsaw of the prizewinning photo, donated by June Ingram.
« Last Edit: Jan 02, 2018, 12:15 PM by Lynda Bradford »
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Thats a hell of a hull...


Just a little graze!


Wrinkly funnel


What's a few dents between friends!


Another dent


Porthole patch


Latest scrape from New York


September 1992, Blohm&Voss Shipyard, Hamburg


Refit


Like a stranded whale...


Scratches all over the place!


Touching up with Federal Gray!


Every dent must tell a QE2 story.


Exposed Aluminium


Betty said they were bullet holes from 1982


After The Wave


Patchwork


Scratch n Dent


Hurricane Luis Bow Damage


how many patches makes a Quilt


She wares it oh so well


Find the patch


Rusty Stuff!


All secured


The Bumpy Funnel


who scratched our ship?


Broken window in the Golden Lion


Who has been driving on my deck?


Hurricane Luis Damage Sept 19 '95


Anchor Chain Scratches


The Rampant Lion Still Roars


Aluminum patches and blanked out windows


Growing marks


Many coats of paint, many years active service





« Last Edit: Nov 30, 2017, 05:55 PM by June Ingram »
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Online Isabelle Prondzynski

The poll is open -- I hope you will enjoy the photos and the memories! QE2 was one hard-working ship, and at times it showed.

And do appreciate the photographers by giving your three votes :) .

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Well, that's my vote in - after the usual head scratching.  :)
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My 3 votes in, tricky as usual!
First sailed on QE2 in August 2003 aged 6 years old. Last stepped foot and sailed on QE2 in July 2008. Last saw the seagoing QE2 in person from the decks of QM2, on QE2's last Transatlantic crossing (Eastbound tandem) in October 2008. Visited QE2, in her new life, in Dubai back in January 2020.

Online Brandon Sterkel

Just voted! Loved looking at all these photos! :)
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Offline pete cain

That was hard,  welcome back the Christmas moji things, we must be getting near.
   
  Not wanting to start another topic, as this question relates to one of the photos, (however mods will decide).
  The photo 'like a stranded whale' , shows a definate line of rivets running fwd to aft out of shot,  with a definate overlap.  I thought she was all welded, is this repair work from say Marthas Vinyard,  or suchlike, or is this original,    never seen it before , unaware of the existance, was it both sides,   SKILLY where are you :-\ :-\

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This is too hard! I want to vote for them all!

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That was hard,  welcome back the Christmas moji things, we must be getting near.
   
  Not wanting to start another topic, as this question relates to one of the photos, (however mods will decide).
  The photo 'like a stranded whale' , shows a definate line of rivets running fwd to aft out of shot,  with a definate overlap.  I thought she was all welded, is this repair work from say Marthas Vinyard,  or suchlike, or is this original,    never seen it before , unaware of the existance, was it both sides,   SKILLY where are you :-\ :-\

Maybe temporary repairs after Martha's Vineyard but before complete repairs in Germany?

EDIT: Sorry was taken in November 1999 at Bremerhaven so can't be temporary from Martha's Vineyard. It's certainly curious to see. This was the first refit under Carnival and saw her return to the Charcoal/Federal Grey hull from the Midnight Blue hull of Project Lifestyle - most notably.
« Last Edit: Dec 06, 2017, 06:32 PM by Thomas Hypher »
First sailed on QE2 in August 2003 aged 6 years old. Last stepped foot and sailed on QE2 in July 2008. Last saw the seagoing QE2 in person from the decks of QM2, on QE2's last Transatlantic crossing (Eastbound tandem) in October 2008. Visited QE2, in her new life, in Dubai back in January 2020.

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I voted! So hard!

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Hi Thomas , thanks for answering,  an interesting photo , hope somebody 'in the know' picks up on this & lets us know   pete

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Fantastic pictures.  Remember we have a topic on refits and repairs with links to more detailed information in individual topics (work ongoing)
https://www.theqe2story.com/forum/index.php/topic,4602.msg78502.html#msg78502



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www.qe2event.com

Offline pete cain

That was hard,  welcome back the Christmas moji things, we must be getting near.
   
  Not wanting to start another topic, as this question relates to one of the photos, (however mods will decide).
  The photo 'like a stranded whale' , shows a definate line of rivets running fwd to aft out of shot,  with a definate overlap.  I thought she was all welded, is this repair work from say Marthas Vinyard,  or suchlike, or is this original,    never seen it before , unaware of the existance, was it both sides,   SKILLY where are you :-\ :-\


I'm repeating this request, it is a bit tucked away here, but somebody out there must know,were these rivet patterns on the blueprints?, I have been rooting around with no success.....

O K found 2 photos posted by Mike Gallagher of said rivets in the 'Below the waterline' topic  #18. Goes to show all the answers to all the questions regarding QE2 are here on the forum, just got to go findem. Phew time for a vin....
« Last Edit: Dec 09, 2017, 05:32 PM by pete cain »

Online Bob C.

This is the best match of photos to theme I've ever seen in the contest!  Well done to all submitters; this will be a difficult choice and I will need to spend some time choosing.

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No votes since 9 December...Please have a look at all of QE2's scratches, dents, and band-aids and vote for your three favorite photos !

I still have to vote but can't decide on only three.  I would like to vote for them all, but can't...alas.   :)
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Does anyone know how the window broke in the Golden Lion?

Online Isabelle Prondzynski

No votes since 9 December...

This month, we have a large number of entries, but only 11 voters so far.

This means that no photo has any significant number of votes, and very many have received no votes at all.

It would be great if you could support the competition and the photographers by taking just a few minutes to select your three favourites and declaring your decision by ticking the relevant boxes! Thank you :) .

Online Lynda Bradford

Fantastic pictures and a great theme that shows yet another side to QE2 with all her dents, repairs and patches.  Sixteen people have voted so far but we need far more people to vote. 

I enjoyed choosing my three favourites.   :)
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I have just now voted, and this was a very tough choice.  Each and every photo tells a story about QE2's service life.  If you have not voted, please do what I did just now.  How many more votes can we get between now and the end of the year  ?  :)
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18 voters now, in what must rank as one of our most interesting competitions!

Take the opportunity to savour these pictures of a ship's life well lived, and give three of them your thumbs up :) .