RMS Queen Mary 2 Manual: An insight into the design, construction and operation of the world's largest ocean liner

RMS Queen Mary 2 Manual: An insight into the design, construction and operation of the world's largest ocean liner

by Stephen Payne
     
 

At 151,400 tons and 1,132ft in length RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) is the largest transatlantic ocean liner ever built. QM2 succeeded Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) as the flagship of the Cunard Line, with the retirement of the QE2 from active service in 2008. Her designer, Stephen Payne, is in a unique position to give an unrivalled insight into the design, construction

Overview

At 151,400 tons and 1,132ft in length RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) is the largest transatlantic ocean liner ever built. QM2 succeeded Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) as the flagship of the Cunard Line, with the retirement of the QE2 from active service in 2008. Her designer, Stephen Payne, is in a unique position to give an unrivalled insight into the design, construction and operation of this giant of the seas. He has interviewed key QM2 personnel for this book and his revealing narrative is supported by almost 300 photographs and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857332448
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Publication date:
03/01/2014
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,253,257
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Payne OBE, FRINA, is the author of the Haynes Queen Mary 2 Manual and principal naval architect of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Queen Mary 2. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, and lives in Hampshire.

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