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QUEEN MARY 2 - Oct 2009

5th Anniversary Voyage Around Britain 15 - 23 October 2009
Southampton, South Queensferry, Greenock, Liverpool, Cobh, Cherbourg, Southampton

A number of short movie clips showing the various ports and firework displays in Greenock & Liverpool are online at

Not much has changed since we sailed on QM2's Maiden Transatlantic Crossing in April 2004; if you wish to compare the photographs please see

Southampton & Sailaway 15 October 2009
Southampton shipping before & during Sailaway aboard QM2 inc fire-tug. Views of Southampton Water as far as Calshot Spit & on deck pictures
albums: 4
At Sea 16 October 2009
Sailing up the East Coast of the UK aboard Queen Mary 2. Some nice roughish weather in the morning; Sailing close in by Flamborough Head, Scarborough, Whitby & Redcar Steelworks
albums: 8
South Queensferry [Edinburgh] 17 October 2009
Queen Mary 2 on the Firth of Forth at South Queensferry & a visit to HMY Britannia at Ocean Terminal, Leith
albums: 13
At Sea 18 October 2009
Pentland Firth, The Old Man of Hoy, Cape Wrath & south through The Minch [Isle of Lewis, Shiant Isles, Isle of Harris - Outer Hebrides]
albums: 5
Greenock 19 October 2009
Queen Mary 2's inaugural visit to The Clyde. Thousands lined the shores & many took to their own boat/yachts for sailaway. A rainy miserable day, but thankfully it cleared for the wonderful firework display at 18:30 & departure. Much Whistle Blowing.
albums: 6
Liverpool 20 October 2009
Fireworks on Sailaway with Liverpool [Royal Liver Building/Cruise Terminal] at night, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Dublin Viking, Apollo Lupus & Clipper Pace, Mersey Viking, Norbank, Mersey Ferries & much more
albums: 9
Cherbourg 22 October 2009
A wander about the centre of Old Cherbourg on a lovely sunny day. Lord Nelson [Jubilee Sailing Trust] departs. Ferries Oscar Wilde & Barfleur. Victor Hugo on the stocks. Cherbourg's Old Transatlantic Railway Terminal & Cite de La Mer
albums: 8
Arriving Back in Southampton 23 October 2009
The lights of Ventura as she turns into Ocean Terminal, other night views across the Water from QM2 & later the bright sunlight & low lying mist with various vessels alongside in Southampton
albums: 2
Queen Mary 2 Interiors
subfolders: 5 and albums: 1
Queen Mary 2's 5th Anniversary Voyage AIS Routes

QM2's 5th Anniversary Voyage, Around Britain by AIS grabs, showing the route taken & port arrival/departure times 15 - 23 October 2009

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QM2 On Deck
Oct 17, 2009

The majority of photographs around Queen Mary 2's outside deck areas & exterior views are within the various albums. Here are just a few extras mainly of her Funnel, Mast & The Lookout with Bell. Also Boardwalk Cafe, Stern view of Duplex Suites & Observation Deck 11 fwd - October 2009

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