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 Queen Elizabeth 2

Queen Elizabeth 2 has been retired and is no longer in service

This is, without a doubt, the most famous ship of our time. Built on the famed river Clyde, the Queen Elizabeth 2 was christened by HRH the Queen in 1969. Originally a steam ship, she was converted into a motor ship in the world's largest-ever technical conversion of a passenger ship in 1986/87, carried out by the internationally renowned Lloyd Werft in Germany. She ran trans Atlantic crossings until her younger sister, the Queen Mary 2 was launched. Since then she is serving as a cruise ship offering itineraries world wide. She was most recently refurbished in 1999.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Lloyd Hawken

    36 1 UNKNOWN

    Cunard Line QE2 Mediterranean Treasures Having booked this cruise in January the build up to it took us through a wave of emotions. This was our first cruise, and what better...read more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • Leo

    47 2 UNKNOWN

    Cunard Line QE2 Transatlantic Beware that they drop attractions from itinerary very easily. We got 1 day of fjord cruising canceled, because in the morning there was slight...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Ernie Roller

    39 65 6-day Transatlantic Crossing

    Cunard Line QE2 Transatlantic Ernie Roller “A Voyage of Superlatives” Line: Cunard Sail Date: January 3, 2006 From/To: Southampton to New York Cabin: 2108...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Chris Frame

    n/a n/a UNKNOWN

    Cunard's QE2 thru the Panama Canal I met the QE2 when we were in a taxi driving up to the Miami docks with my parents and sister. First impressions do last! She was...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Robert

    n/a n/a UNKNOWN

      Trip of a Lifetime We have never sailed before, so we have nothing to compare our experience too, however, we have read over 50 on-line cruise reviews from the numerous...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Elizabeth Davis

    31 to 40 2nd New York - Southampton

    Let me begin by offering a valuable piece of information, shared with me repeatedly while aboard the QE2.   That is, the QE2 is not, I repeat NOT a cruise ship. It is, rather, a luxury...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Glenys Groome

    31 to 40 3 Transatlantic Westbound

    Few reviews seem to focus on travelling with young children, so I just wanted to sing the praises of the nursery on board the QE2.   It's the only one I've found that will give full...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Victoria Ruehl

    41 to 50 21 Cape Town to Southampton

    I like this ship but would not recommend the QE2 to new cruisers or those who want glitz, glamour, partying or sophistication.   To me, the QE2 is like a stately home - holding onto...read more

    12 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark Luba

    31 to 40 6 Westbound Crossing Southampton/NY

    In this Day and Single Accommodation, so there were lots of singles, simply travelling home or to holiday in a relaxed, jet lag free environment - A Big Plus For Single Travellers!...read more

  • Mark and Sharon Miller

    34 and 33 6 Gibraltar, Palma del Mallorca, Barcelona,

    Our room was a category c3 which meant that we ate at the Caronia Restaurant. The food was extremely fresh, well-prepared, and tasty as well as finely presented. There's...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Cunard Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1715
  • Builder:Upper Clyde Shipbuilders
  • Full Capacity:1890
  • Inaugurated:1969
  • Space Ratio:41.0 / 37.2
  • Gross Tonnage:70,327gt
  • Crew:1000
  • Length:963 ft. / 294 m