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Name Official number Flag IMO
QUEEN MARY  164282  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936  26/09/1934  03/1936 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  534 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
80773 grt / 34118 nrt / 15901 dwt 1019.6 ft  118.6 ft  68.5 ft  39.3 ft 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
4 sets of steam turbines, 160,000shp, 4 - Screw, 28.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cunard White Star Line Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool  21/03/1936 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
01/03/1940 requisitioned by Ministry of Shipping, London for service as a troopship
09/1946 returned to owners
12/1949 Cunard Steam-Ship Co. Ltd., Liverpool
08/1967 City of Long Beach, California (arrived 09/12/1967) 
Vessel history
Keel laid 27/12/1930, work suspended 12/12/1931, resumed 03/04/1934
Passengers as built 776 cabin, 784 tourist, 579 3rd class.
Gained the 'Blue Riband' in August 1936 and twice in 1938.
09/1939 laid up at New York.
1940 converted to a troopship at Sydney NSW.
07/1947 resumed commercial service
05/1971 opened as a museum and convention centre at Long Beach 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1967  Preserved  
Disposal Detail
Preserved in static role. 
 

 



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