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QE2. A personal glimpse

One of the many ships that interested me is the QE2, I was in primary school when she entered service and literally grew up and saw her as she matured into the legend she is now. My first physical encounter with her … Continue reading

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Royal Viking Sun. A personal glimpse

Royal Viking Sun was scheduled to call on 22 November 1996, and we headed down to Durban to see her.  Originally built in 1988 for Royal Viking Line, she was currently carrying the same name, but with Cunard branding. It … Continue reading

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A cruise on the Achille Lauro

Durban-Mauritius-Durban. 26/12/1986 – 02/01/1987   When I went down to Durban in February 1986 I had specifically planned it   that I could see the QE2 while she was there. It was her last world cruise as a steamship and I … Continue reading

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