Queen Elizabeth 2 Launched - 50th Anniversary Thimble

£8.95
Queen Elizabeth 2, often referred to simply as QE2, is an ocean liner built for the Cunard Line, which was operated as both a transatlantic liner and a cruise ship. QE2 was launched by HM Queen Elizabeth II on 20 September 1967 and her maiden voyage began on 2 May 1969. She was designed for the transatlantic service from her home port of Southampton, to New York and was named after the earlier Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth. She was considered the last of the great transatlantic ocean liners until the construction of the Queen Mary 2 was announced. QE2 retired from active Cunard service on 27 November 2008 and as of January 2016 the ship remains laid up in Dubai. The port operator claimed that there are future plans for the ship with no intent to scrap her

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Queen Elizabeth 2, often referred to simply as QE2, is an ocean liner built for the Cunard Line, which was operated as both a transatlantic liner and a cruise ship. QE2 was launched by HM Queen Elizabeth II on 20 September 1967 and her maiden voyage began on 2 May 1969. She was designed for the transatlantic service from her home port of Southampton, to New York and was named after the earlier Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth. She was considered the last of the great transatlantic ocean liners until the construction of the Queen Mary 2 was announced. QE2 retired from active Cunard service on 27 November 2008 and as of January 2016 the ship remains laid up in Dubai. The port operator claimed that there are future plans for the ship with no intent to scrap her