queen for a day

In a world where bigger is better, the Queen Mary 2 luxury liner certainly fits the bill: at 1,132' long with a weight of 150,00 gross tons, it's five times longer than Cunard's first ship, Britannia, and 113' longer than the original Queen Mary. To add further perspective, the QM2 is only 117' shorter than the Empire State Building.

In early January, Queen Elizabeth named the QM2 in a fanfare-filled ceremony in Southampton, England. “The first thing we did was try to persuade them no

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