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RMS Queen Mary (Classic Liners) Acolorful new history of the historic RMS Queen Mary, now a floating museum and restaurantIncluding deck plans, accounts from log books, and ship records, thisbook tells the story of Cunard s RMS Queen Mary, who along with her running mate Queen Elizabeth covered the transatlantic route from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg, the British answer to the German and French superliners She was launched in Mayand immediately won the coveted Blue Riband, winning it again in , before she served as a troop ship in the war She then carried on plying the Atlantic route with Queen Elizabeth until the jet age changed the world again and she was retired, now preserved as a floating museum and restaurant in Long Beach, California Andrew Britton presents a wealth of unpublished photographic material and ephemera from his unparalleled collection to tell the story of this historic liner, including rare wartime views, shots of her grey ghost paintwork, unique behind the scenes photographs,aerial shots, interior views, and a wide selection of ephemera Even including captain s invitations, this superlative book offers a captivating trip through the history of this great liner

About the Author: Andrew Britton

Andrew Britton is a lifelong shipping enthusiast and collector with a now vast body of photographs and ephemera, and a keen supporter of the SS United States Conservancy

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