Class: Queen (individual design)
Height: 236 feet keel to funnel
Gross tonnage: 151,800
Length: 1,132 feet
Beam: 135 feet at the waterline
Draft: 32 feet 8 inches
Speed: 30 knots (max); 26 knots (service)
Power Plant: 4 diesels (each capable of
16.8 MW), 2 gas turbines
(each capable of producing 25 MW)
Propulsion: 2 fixed pods; 2 azipods
Thrusters: 3 (3.2 MW)
Passengers: 2,620 (1,330 cabins, 173 suites)
Officers: British and international
Cunard bridge and navigation fact sheet
Cunard engineering and technical fact sheet
QM2's funnel clears New York's
Veranzano Narrows Bridge with
only 12 feet to spare.
Above: QM2 tendering during a Canada cruise in
Below: QM2 in St. Thomas 2011.
|INTERVIEWS, REVIEWS AND
FEATURE ARTICLES We have an
extensive collection of articles about Queen
Mary 2 including interviews with
commodores, captains, deputy captains, hotel
managers, chief engineers, chefs, entertainers
and other officers and managers. The
objective is to provide a behind-the-scenes
|Commodore Christopher Rynd
QM2 in Norway June 2007 with MSC
OPERA and CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Above: In New York harbor 2012.
Right: QM2 at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal shortly after the
facility opened in 2006.
Below right: QM2 at the Manhattan Passenger Ship Terminal
DAILY PROGRAMMES - - A
selection of daily programmes listing the
activities and entertainment onboard during
various crossings and cruises plus other
MENUS - - a selection of menus from
QM2' various dining venues from over
QM2 usually flies the red ensign of
the British merchant marine but
when her captain is also an officer
in the Royal Naval Reserve, she
flies the prestigious blue ensign.
PHOTO FEATURES AND VIDEOS
QM2 in Bonaire 2008.
Cruise ship profile - - Cunard - - Queen Mary 2 - home page
QM2 in Southampton: 2009 (above left), 2010 (left), 2013
(below left), 2014 top right, 2015 (above) and 2016 (below).
In Barbados 2011.
Above: QM2 off Grenada.