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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #45 on: Mar 18, 2018, 01:49 PM »
On the first video you can see a yellow box on her bow thats is a generator

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« Reply #46 on: Mar 18, 2018, 01:49 PM »
Video one I almost broke down. She looks like she was about to leave for another destination! And Video 3!  :'(
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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #47 on: Mar 18, 2018, 02:01 PM »
Shortly after entering Dock 3

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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #48 on: Mar 18, 2018, 02:14 PM »
Shortly after entering Dock 3

Great images Louis, thanks for sharing!
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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #49 on: Mar 18, 2018, 02:18 PM »
Great images Louis, thanks for sharing!

More to come,sorry I cant credit the guys name its too risky

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« Reply #50 on: Mar 18, 2018, 02:29 PM »
Rob and Louis, thanks for sharing!

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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #51 on: Mar 18, 2018, 04:11 PM »
Tomorrow I should know more on what they doing and how long she stays in at the drydocks

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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #52 on: Mar 18, 2018, 05:00 PM »
Just for those of you who haven't been members of the forum from the beginning, this is the topic for the 2009 dry docking, and this is the topic for the 2013 dry docking.  If you want to discuss either of those, please comment on those topics. 

The 2009 one was an exciting time for me personally, as the managers of QE2 had made contact with us, and it sounded like QE2 could be returning to the seas. 

The 2013 one was an upsetting and concerning time, when I was completely certain that the information being given out wasn't going to come true, which indeed it didn't, as she then sat neglected for the next 30 months or so.   

This time I believe is completely different again.  3 different dry-dockings, 3 different teams in charge.  3 different plans.
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« Reply #53 on: Mar 18, 2018, 05:17 PM »
Never thought I would see videos and photos of QE2 moving with tugs ever again! This was great to see when I logged in this morning! Thank you Louis and Rob for sharing these videos and images!
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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #54 on: Mar 18, 2018, 06:04 PM »
So great to see her move! She's so majestic and beautiful at sea.

Also comforting that she seems to be in good hands now.

Thank you all for sharing.

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« Reply #55 on: Mar 18, 2018, 09:21 PM »
Davina...A simply Thanks wont convey enough, BUT can l say Thanks !!!!  amazing photos of an amazing ship at an amazing time in her history . Thanks for taking the time to share these !
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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #56 on: Mar 18, 2018, 09:29 PM »
Extraordinary to see her out on the water again, doing with the tugs what she has been doing so often, tempting to think that she could be setting out on a long sea voyage again...

This of course is far from routine, something entirely new awaiting her.

Thank you so much for sharing the photos and videos!

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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #57 on: Mar 18, 2018, 09:35 PM »
QE2 will be spending 2 weeks at the Dry Docks

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« Reply #58 on: Mar 18, 2018, 11:46 PM »
Can hardly wait to see what the 2 weeks of refitting while in dry dock looks like. :D

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Re: QE2 Dry Docking March 2018
« Reply #59 on: Mar 19, 2018, 12:46 AM »
I know I'm going to get a bit of Flak here.... but that video reminded me of several clips I've seen of old hulks getting towed off to the scrappers!!!! She looks awful without the lifeboats.....and without smoke from the funnel!!!!

 

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