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Farewell to RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 :o(

Discussion in 'Everything else Heritage' started by 60017, Nov 9, 2008.

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    Hong Kong is currently building a luxury cruise ship terminal out of the old HKG airport runway.
    theres not a lot of spare land (when you consider it's a strip of in filled land in the middle of the bay, some distance from many city facilities and the opposite side of where the action is...
    So here could be a good possibility for a hotel where space is at a premium and definitely not cheap.
     
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    Kind of obvious really that it wouldnt go for scrap.. interesting plan.. sounds like it will still be a runner, just not a cruise ship, but a mobile floating hotel..
    I Remember the Varyag being sold (and the Americans trying to stop it).. that was never going to be a runner and sit in one place forever as a hotel / casino too..
    I'll give it 10 years before it sails in Chinese waters away from western reach of litigation.


    Next on the Chinese shopping list.. An example of Concorde ?
     
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    Some photos of QE2 taken in Christmas week.
    P1010867.JPG P1010859.JPG P1010871.JPG P1020701A.jpg
     
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    I'm glad we were able to travel on the last but one Atlantic trip. She was a lot shinier then!
     
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    She certainly was! Was lucky to make the New York - Soton final...quite a party with QM2 tagging along!
     
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    I went on 5 cruises and 1 trip from New York a great ship
     

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