Tuesday, March 23, 2010

QM2 maiden arrival in South Africa

QUEEN MARY 2 arrived in Durban today, 23 March 2010 on her first visit to South African waters and our friend Trevor Jones was there to photograph the event...
Copyright photographs by Trevor Jones

"I name this ship..."

"I name this ship QUEEN ELIZABETH the SECOND: May God bless her and all who sail in her"
On 20 September 1967 H.M. Queen Elizabeth II said the word stated above on the launching ceremony of the new Cunarder.
And God blessed the QE2 and all who sailed in her until November 2008.
Post card from the collection of Luís Miguel Correia

Friday, March 19, 2010

QE2 post cards

A french post card of RMS QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 still in original form, showing her timeless elegance associated to the 1960s design.
Luís Miguel Correia collection

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Photographing QE2 last Cunard crew

The QE2 has just docked alongside Alcântara cruise terminal in Lisbon for the last time on 13 November 2008 and the crew is being assembled at the ships bow for an oficial portrait.
Copyright photograph by Luís Miguel Correia

Thursday, March 11, 2010


Cunard's QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 saluting Prince Henry, the famous Portuguese Prince Navigator who masterminded the first globalization of modern times back in the 15th century.
Photograph taken in Lisbon on 22 July 2008.
Copyright photograph by Luís Miguel Correia