QE2 Photo Gallery 1

QE2 Photo Gallery 1

Welcome to the QE2 Photo Gallery.  This is Gallery 1 of 8.  The photographs are displayed in chronological order, from the cutting of the first steel plates, to the launch, and finally to the interior fixtures and fittings.  Click on the thumbnails to view larger versions.

Steel plates being cut for Q4. The first keel section of contract laid down. A welder at work. The welder smiles for the camera.
Officials discussing progress. Progress on the base of the ship. Fitting the shaft gear wheel. Progress in the late spring of 1966.
View of the opposite end of the construction yard looks ship-shape. Cunard officials visiting the yard.    

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