The legendary Cunard Queen Elizabeth 2 on the Hudson River in New York City, October 16, 2008, as she departs for the final time.

27 November, 2009

Desert Storm

It has been a year now since QE2 arrived in Dubai.  To date, Nakheel has kept her running, rotating her engines for generating ship's power.  They have drydocked her and cleaned her up, painting her bottom and topsides.  It is unknown whether they repaired her leaking seals in the bow thrusters that prevented their use in her final season.  Plans for sending her to Capetown appear to have stalled.  Now we learn that Dubaiworld and it's various development arms are in trouble.  The fate of QE2 is now more uncertain than ever.

Here's another article which specifically references QE2 and her potential fate.

21 November, 2009

I Wish I Was in Glasgow
Scottish comedian Billy Connelly's rendition of this song.  The photos accompanying this song repeat, but John Brown and the Clyde is featured.

11 November, 2009

On My Way Home

Here is a link to another video compilation of photos of QE2 on the Clyde for the final time.  It has now been one year since she left Southampton for the final time.  Thankfully, the plans to cut her up and radically alter her for her new role as a floating hotel in Dubai have been put on hold.