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Pictures of how QE2 will look as floating hotel

Daily Echo: Pictures of how QE2 will look as floating hotel

9:18am Saturday 26th October 2013

Exclusive images have been revealed showing how former Southampton liner QE2 will look when transformed into a floating hotel.

Mini-cruise tasters for first-timers

Daily Echo: Mini-cruise tasters for first-timers

12:16pm Monday 22nd October 2012

CRUISE company Fred Olsen is increasing its number of short taster experiences to attract first-time cruisers, including departures from Southampton.

Return of the clampers

Daily Echo: Clampers get the boot

4:16pm Friday 12th October 2012

THEY’RE back. Just when the public believed the curse of car clampers was over, the nightmare is set to get worse than ever.

Thousands watch new Queen depart

Daily Echo: Watching from Hill Head as Queen Elizabeth sails off into the sunset

8:02am Wednesday 13th October 2010

FROM Weston Shore to Gosport, all along the Waterside to Calshot and across the northern coast of the Isle of Wight, they came to watch Southampton’s latest cruise ship set off on her maiden voyage.

Queen Elizabeth naming 'a magic moment'

Daily Echo: Cunard's Queen Elizabeth sailing up Southampton Water

10:14am Tuesday 12th October 2010

Under the bright autumn sunshine, the Southampton dockside came alive with the vibrant scarlet, blues and gold as the Queen sent the christening bottle smashing against the huge hull of Queen Elizabeth.

Queen names luxury liner in Southampton

4:42pm Monday 11th October 2010

THE Queen has officially named the latest luxury cruise liner to be based in Southampton.

Queen to name new cruise liner today

Daily Echo: Queen Elizabeth comes home to Southampton

6:00am Monday 11th October 2010

The Queen will officially name Cunard's new Queen Elizabeth liner today in a ceremony at the vessel's home port of Southampton.

City welcomes new queen ahead of naming

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12:58pm Saturday 9th October 2010

Cloaked in pre-dawn darkness, Cunard’s latest ship, the £400m Queen Elizabeth, made her dramatic entrance into her home port of Southampton for the first time yesterday.

Queen Elizabeth arrival watched by thousands

Daily Echo: Cunard's Queen Elizabeth sailing up Southampton Water

12:23pm Friday 8th October 2010

After 18 months, the waiting is finally over and Southampton now has a brand new Cunard ship, Queen Elizabeth, which is to be named in a spectacular Royal ceremony on Monday.

Queen Elizabeth comes home to Southampton

Daily Echo: Queen Elizabeth comes home to Southampton

7:50am Friday 8th October 2010

She's home! Southampton's newest cruise liner Queen Elizabeth arrived in her home port this morning.

Preparations underway for Queen's arrival

10:59am Thursday 7th October 2010

EARLY morning sightseers will have a dramatic, grandstand view of Cunard’s new 92,400 ton ship, Queen Elizabeth, when she arrives in the city for the first time tomorrow.

Cunard take delivery of Queen Elizabeth

Daily Echo: An artist’s impression of the new £365m Queen Elizabeth.

12:07pm Thursday 30th September 2010

Shipping line Cunard today took delivery of its new 92,400-tonne liner Queen Elizabeth which will be officially named by the Queen on October 11.

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