QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 - Southampton, England       Call sign - GBTT     IMO number - 6725418
Owner - Carnival Corporation USA (Cunard Line Ltd., manager)

Location - Photographed while underway off Calshot, England     Photograph Date - 13 Sep 2002
Photographer - Doulgas Cromby     Added to archive - 10 Aug 2003     Last updated - 26 Oct 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - April 1965
  Keel laid - July 1965
  Launched - September 1967
  Delivered - April 1969

  (a) Queen Elizabeth 2 - England

  As of August 2003 Queen Elizabeth 2 was still in service under the management of Cunard Line Ltd., USA

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger/cruise ship
  Gross tonnage - 70,327
  Net tonnage - 37,182
  Deadweight tonnage - 15,521
  L.O.A. - 293.53 meters
  L.B.P. - 270.39 meters
  Width overall - 32.09 meters
  Width moulded - 32.01
  Draught - 9.945 meters
  Depth - 17.07 meters
  Number of decks - 5
  Number of berths - 1,850 meters
  Passenger capacity - 1,800
  Number of cabins - 927
  Number of cargo holds - 6
  Cargo handling gear - 2, 5 tonne cranes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd. - Clydebank Division
  Country - Clydebank, Scotland
  Hull number - 736
  Engine builder - MAN B&W Diesel GmbH
  Country - Augsburg, Germany
  Number of engines - 9
  Engine type - MAN 9L58/64 diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 130,000 bhp or 95,625 kW
  Speed - 28.5 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudders
  Bow thusters - 2 (? hp)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
Additional information - Martin McRobert - Helensburgh, Scotland

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