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Photographer:jan_t [View profile]Title:QUEEN MARY 2Added:Jul 19, 2014
Captured:July 19, 2014IMO:9241061Hits:2,735
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Photo Category: Cruise Ships built 2001-2010
Description:
Cunard's QUEEN MARY 2 departs Hamburg on Saturday, July 19th. The river banks of the Elbe are lined with spectators and a whole flotilla of excursion vessels, harbour ferries and private boats accompanies the cruise vessel.
Vessel Identification
Name:Queen Mary 2
IMO:9241061
Flag:Bermuda
MMSI:310627000
Callsign:ZCEF6
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:148,528 tons
Summer DWT:19,189 tons
Length:345 m
Beam:41 m
Draught:10.4 m

Additional Information
Home port:Hamilton
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:2002
AIS Information
Last known position:
40°25’0.35” N, 73°37’5.08” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
17.3kts, 100° (99°)
Destination:
Location:Us Rkd
Arrival:25th Sep 2018
09:45:17 UTC
Last update:
9 hours 29 minutes ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 9th, 06:45:07 UTCUs Nyc
2018 September 6th, 07:45:35 UTCGb Sou
2018 August 25th, 02:45:01 UTCNew York
2018 August 19th, 01:15:10 UTCSouthampton
2018 August 17th, 20:45:12 UTCHamburg
2018 August 15th, 00:15:53 UTCOslo
2018 August 14th, 02:30:35 UTCHelsingor
2018 August 11th, 22:30:28 UTCHamburg
2018 August 10th, 07:30:51 UTCSouthampton
2018 August 3rd, 02:30:41 UTCNew York
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Photo Comments (14)

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jan_t on Jul 20, 2014 18:53 (4 years ago)
Thank you all for your kind comments. Too bad I did not manage to get some of the fireworks into the photo aswell: Sadly, I ain't got my own helicopter :-)

Speaking of helicopters: Here is a DPA press photograph of the QUEEN MARY 2's deparure yesterday night. I was on top of the office tower with the brightly illuminated 'crown' on rooftop:

http://tinyurl.com/nnsgl9z
Knut Helge Schistad on Jul 20, 2014 17:34 (4 years ago)
A superb.photo.Jan
Brgds
Knut Helge
tvtech on Jul 20, 2014 15:53 (4 years ago)
So welcoming Hamburg is of this ship.
Ten Years and lot's of attention from all

However....in spite of the occasion..probably the very best photo ever on this site...

Jens Boldt on Jul 20, 2014 15:38 (4 years ago)
PS: This was her 41st official visit here... and counting:-)
Jens Boldt on Jul 20, 2014 15:37 (4 years ago)
Spectacular photo, Jan.

The reason for these festivities was that QM2 was celebrating her 10th anniversary of calling at Hamburg. Her first visit had been on July 19, 2004...

Cheers,
Jens
john white on Jul 20, 2014 15:14 (4 years ago)
great picture
regards
john
tvtech on Jul 20, 2014 15:03 (4 years ago)
WOW. It has happened.

This photo belongs at top spot. Nothing less.
tvtech on Jul 20, 2014 10:24 (4 years ago)
Everything is perfect with this image.

Exposure, mood, perspective, composition..the whole lot.
Take it to original size and see all the detail.

Outstanding in every way.
Waltonian on Jul 20, 2014 10:04 (4 years ago)
Great ship, GREAT image!
SSM2005 on Jul 20, 2014 08:42 (4 years ago)
Great shot! Wherever this ship visits, she always manages to attract a sufficient following of small craft to congest the waterway!
tvtech on Jul 20, 2014 07:29 (4 years ago)
Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic photo!!!!
Excellent image. Thank you for sharing.
jadran on Jul 20, 2014 05:34 (4 years ago)
A BIG great ... for this photo !!!
I can't compare this outstanding photograph with any other photo on the site .................

Jadran
jan_t on Jul 20, 2014 05:09 (4 years ago)
Thank you Finn. I have since added an extra shot of the same scene with more of the surroundings visible. For the sake of good order I posted it under 'Harbour Overview Images': http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2081484
Finn Tornquist on Jul 20, 2014 00:59 (4 years ago)
SPECTACULAR shot!
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