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After World War II, the Cunard Line was finally able to put both the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth into service. Although the Queen Mary was christened in May of 1936, she left Great Britain in 1940 without a single passenger in order to escape the potential devastation of German bombing; her maiden voyage with paying clientele arrived in October 1946. The war decimated rival lines and left Atlantic dominance to Cunard, something they would not relinquish until air travel became…

After World War II, the Cunard Line was finally able to put both the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth into service. Although the Queen Mary was christened in May of 1936, she left Great Britain in 1940 without a single passenger in order to escape the potential devastation of German bombing; her maiden voyage with paying clientele arrived in October 1946. The war decimated rival lines and left Atlantic dominance to Cunard, something they would not relinquish until air travel became…

Old Cruise Liner Postcard - "Wish you were here Cunard Cruises" #travel #vintage

Old Cruise Liner Postcard - "Wish you were here Cunard Cruises" #travel #vintage