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Together the three great Queens are the largest Cunarders that have ever been built and together they comprise one of the most modern large ships, although in this day and age, what is a small fleet of ships, to grace the seven seas of the world! Many companies have up to 20 or more ships, but Cunard specialises in a very high standard of Cruise Ship that offers sheer elegance combined with that touch of old world tradition!
Year round these
three supreme ships, such as the grandest of the fleet Queen Mary
2, together with Queen Victoria and the newest ship to join the
company the Queen Elizabeth (3) will visit ports around the world
and they will all sail to far away and exciting ports of call,
including the wonderful Pacific, fascinating New Zealand and
exciting and scenic Australia during their grand world voyages.
In addition some ships will operate the ever-popular
Trans-Atlantic sailings and of course regular cruises from
Southampton to ports all over
three ships meet sailing from
- MV Queen Elizabeth, Middle - Queen Mary 2 & Top - Queen
Photograph taken by & © James D. Morgan for Cunard & REX
Queen Mary 2 is the Cunards largest ship at 148,528 GRT (Gross Registered Ton) and the companies Grand Flagship for she carries the Cunard touch of tradition throughout the ship, yet she also offers every possible modern innovation and style possible.
Queen Victoria captivates her guests with her graceful splendour and luxurious ambience that is so evocative of the wonderful liners of days long gone!
Queen Elizabeth is the newest ship of the fleet very quickly endeared herself to Cunards discerning guests. There is no doubt that her contemporary flair so beautifully enhanced her décor with excellent touches of art deco!
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fine photograph of the three ships seen together for
final leg of her world cruise and this was also her 10th.Anniversarry, therefore these fine formation photographs
Provided by & © Carnival/Cunard Line
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