RMS Queen Mary 2 (2003)
The largest ocean liner at the time of its construction.
Queen Mary 2, ocean liner, water transport, shipping, passenger carrier, transatlantic, lifeboat, diesel engine, propeller, deck, bow, raft bridge, stern, anchor, porthole, sundeck, cabin, radar, transportation, technology
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