logo

Video encyclopedia

20/09/1967 RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 is launched

2:09

RMS Queen Elizabeth 2: Launch Footage

4:34

Farewell to the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2.

4:57

RMS Queen Elizabeth 2: Cunard's Queen of the Seas

4:57

The Rivals: SS France vs. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2

The Queen Elizabeth 2 is a floating hotel and retired ocean liner built for the Cunard Line which was operated by Cunard as both a transatlantic liner and a cruise ship. She was launched and named by Queen Elizabeth II, using the same pair of gold scissors her mother and grandmother used to launch Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary, respectively.
    • Essentials 

    • Development 

    • Design 

    • Construction 

    • Service 

    • Layup 

    • Name