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Queen Elizabeth 1
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No: 603   Contributor: Andrew Wright   Year: 1960   Manufacturer: John Brown and Company, Clydebank, UK   Country: United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth 1

One of two pictures to be found at my home, picture taken in 1960 at Southampton.


Editor: RMS Queen Elizabeth was built by John Brown & Company shipyard at Clydebank, Scotland. She was launched on September 27 1938 and retired in 1968. She sailed for the famous Cunard Line (Cunard Steamship Company).
Picture added on 09 December 2006
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I think that the picture is realy good. Queen elizabeth is really Fascinating.

Added by Cathy on 18 September 2008.
I sailed on her as a troop ship from Gourock to New YORK ON 7th.DECEMBER 1943 FOR RAF TRAINING IN CANADA.U-Boats were waiting for us,but we were faster than them.My duty was on watertight doors.

Added by Ken Bamford on 29 July 2010.
The original Queen Elizabeth didn't the number One as a suffix , by I know what you mean.

Added by David Forbes on 15 April 2011.
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