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Posted By: SpecialK, 02-01-2011, 07:59 PM

From a recent visit to the Queen Mary.

It is a hotel, among other things.






















Technically, this is the Russian Scorpion submarine right next to the QM.


A loud group.




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02-01-2011, 09:23 PM   #2
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Monumentous vessel.
Thanks for sharing these.
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Nice series that brings back many memories. We spent our 25th anniversary on the Queen, beautiful wood throughout, wonderful rooms and a great bar to relax in. Oh, and the food was wonderful, a little expensive, and of course we have our own "ghost story" staying there 3 nights. thanks for the view. Bob
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Thanks for the nice comments, guys. For those who don't know the Queen Mary, it's the big one in the background:




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A bit bigger than my boat - with a better stocked bar, I'm betting.

A fascinating series - the place and the people. Well done.

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I find these types of photos so interesting... I just get lost in the detail, people's facial expressions, the way they are standing, walking, sitting... I think I see personality and find myself making up narratives. Great photos. I also enjoy the compositions very much, and the ship pics are incredible.
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You managed to capture her size and the feel of the boat very well. Nicely done.
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Wonderful! I had a summer job on the water in NYC back when she was still in service and it was always a thrill to see her come into the harbor. I particularly recall her horn: the loudest & lowest by far of any of the liners--you could probably hear/feel it in Poughkeepsie.

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Since there seems to be some interest, I'm sharing some other shots from other visits.

Left-overs from WWII troop transporting.


Main dining room.












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