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Re: Amazing time lapse of QE2's 2018 dry docking conversion
« Reply #1 on: Sep 21, 2018, 12:19 PM »
This was made for QE2's owners and posted on their Facebook and Instagram a couple of months ago (I linked the Instagram version to the forum in one of the 2018 pre-opening external photos topics which unfortunately didn't show the whole video due to Instagram's video length limits). It's great to see it on Vimeo (allows for better quality video) and to know who was behind its production, seeing QE2 in drydock, and time-lapse footage is always amazing!

Edit: There seems to be evidence of the removal of the "SOUTHAMPTON" steel plates starting from 1 minute 12 seconds in.
« Last Edit: Sep 21, 2018, 12:34 PM by Thomas Hypher »
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