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Queen Mary 2, cruise ship

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Cruise ship name: Queen Mary 2
Operator: Cunard • Builder: Chantier de l'Atlantique
Year: 2002 (float out) - 2003 (sea trials) - 2004 (named by Queen Elizabeth in Southampton)
Maiden voyage: Jan 2004, Southampton to Fort Lauderdale
Length: 1132 ft • 345 m
Beam: 135 ft (147.5 ft at bridge wings) • Draft: 32 ft 10
Height keel to funnel: 236 ft
Gross tonnage: 151,400 gt
Maximum capacity: 3056 guests • Crew: 1253
Cruise speed: 28.5 knots • Power: 157,000 hp
Cost: about $800 million

Photo: NT • June 2008 • Monaco