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 Film stars in 'Queen Mary's Verandah Grill
Film stars in 'Queen Mary's Verandah Grill  A head waiter in 'Queen Mary's Verandah Grill restaurant talks about the film stars that dined there.

 Working in a shop on board 'Queen Mary'
Working in a shop on board 'Queen Mary'  A ship worker on board 'Queen Mary' talks about the work done in an onboard shop and what was done for leisure activities.

 `Queen Mary` Blue Ribband (MP3)
`Queen Mary` Blue Ribband (MP3)  Junior Officer of the `Queen Mary` talks about the time that Queen Mary broke the Blue Ribband record for transatlantic travel.

 Queen Mary entering King George V Graving Dock
Queen Mary entering King George V Graving Dock  First arrival of Queen Mary in the drydock, 27 March 1936. The drydock was built to handle the larges ships afloat, at that time Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth (under construction). Several tugs, including tender tug Calshot lie outside the dock caisson.

 Queen Mary: Passenger Ship
Queen Mary: Passenger Ship  Photograph. The Cunard ship Queen Mary was laid down as ship 534 in 1930 at John Brown and Company's yard at Clydebank. However, in 1931 work was postponed because of the depression. In 1934 work was restarted with government financing the project, after insisting that Cunard merge with White Star. She was launched in 1934 by Queen Mary, the first time a British Queen had launched a merchant ship. The new ship was named in her honour. Completed in 1936, the new ship embarked on her maiden voyage from Southampton-New York in May of that year. In 1940 she was converted into a troop ship. After the war she was converted back into a passenger liner. 1200 workmen from John Brown's yard on the Clyde were brought down to undertake the work. She returned to transatlantic service in 1947. In 1967 she was sold to the City of Long Beach, California and converted into a floating hotel.


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