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Post  Louis De Sousa on Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:05 pm

This is a thread for any photos or videos of the QE2 tenders
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Post  Louis De Sousa on Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:39 pm

Tendering to QE2 in the Firth of Forth

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Post  guest on Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:16 pm

It was great the tenders ports you get to see the ship in different angles

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Post  Louis De Sousa on Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:40 am

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Post  Louis De Sousa on Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:27 pm

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Post  Louis De Sousa on Tue Jun 08, 2010 2:33 pm

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Post  Louis De Sousa on Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:13 am

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Thanks to Melissa Downey Scripps
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Post  Louis De Sousa on Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:08 pm

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Post  PG Anja on Sat Aug 28, 2010 9:37 pm

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Post  Brian_O on Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:11 am

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Nice to see someone posting a picture of one of the lifeboats under the topic "Tenders". Alpha and Beta were horrible tenders that bounced around like corks, even in calm water. Added to their poor seakeeping qualities, they marred the appearance of QE2. I was delighted when they were gotten rid of.
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Post  Louis De Sousa on Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:12 am

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Post  Scott on Sun Oct 10, 2010 5:53 am

The following is from Lloyds 1969:

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This photo was taken while QE2 waited to complete her delayed trials.

"The life saving appliances aboard the new Cunarder are designed to enable her full compliment of more than 3,000 passengers and crew to abandon ship in half an hour.

Life boat seating is provided by 20 boats which are arranged in two lines of 10 boats on either side of the upper deck.

All boats were designed and built by Watercraft Ltd. East Molesey, Surrey. The firm incidentally, also supplied the crew's swimming pool and the children's paddling pool- both constructed in glass fibre."



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Post  Louis De Sousa on Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:40 am

Thanks Scott, do you know when they were removed? was it during the 1987 Refit?

PS - I wonder what would the Coast Guard say to such Lifeboats on a ship today?
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Post  Louis De Sousa on Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:17 am

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Post  Brian_O on Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:13 pm

Louis De Sousa wrote:Thanks Scott, do you know when they were removed? was it during the 1987 Refit?

PS - I wonder what would the Coast Guard say to such Lifeboats on a ship today?

These lifeboat/tenders were far better sea boats than the awful tenders Alpha and Beta which bobbed up and down like a cork.
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Post  White Star on Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:47 pm

On her first couple of visits to Liverpool, the Mersey Ferries were used as tenders as she was unable to dock at the time. I have some images of the ferries alongside her, I will have to dig them out and post them.
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Post  Louis De Sousa on Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:30 am

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Post  White Star on Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:01 pm

Here are a couple of images from when the Meresy Ferries where used as tenders on the first couple of visits the QE2 mde to Liverpool.

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