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N 33° 45' 52" W 118° 10' 23"
may 28, 1930
John Brown & Company, LTD., of Clydebank, Scotland, selected as builder.
may 27, 1936
The Queen Mary embarks on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City.
auguSt 3-15, 1938
Won the Blue Riband back from the Normandie on her 48th round-trip voyage for being the fastest ship.
july 25-30, 1943
Sets record for the most people traveling aboard a ship during one crossing at 16,683.
December 9, 1967
The Queen Mary arrives in Long Beach, California.
September 28, 2009
The Queen Mary joins the Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts portfolio.
Date to be DetermineD
Your next meeting aboard the Queen Mary.
A Legend Lives On
There was a time when transatlantic passage aboard an ocean liner was the most luxurious way to travel the world. Movie stars, heads of state, millionaires and royalty alike sailed the oceans while enjoying world-class amenities and service. At the helm of the ocean travel industry, Cunard found its fleet depleted by World War I commissions. Plans began for THE QUEEN MARYSM and her sister ship, the Queen Elizabeth, in 1930. These ships were imagined to be the biggest, the grandest and the ultimate in luxury liners. Built by John Brown &
The Queen Mary Today
Company, LTD., in Clydebank, Scotland, the Queen Mary was appointed with every measure of elegance. From the time of her maiden voyage in 1936, the Queen Mary was regarded as the only way to travel by the elite of high society. At a massive 81,237 tons and 1,019.5 feet in length, she accommodated up to 2,000 passengers in pampered luxury. With the outbreak of World War II, she was commissioned into service to carry more than 765,000 troops and travel more than 560,000 miles, playing a substantial role in every major Allied campaign. Following the war, she resumed her place as the monarch of the waterways. Retired in 1967, she was purchased by the City of Long Beach, California, where she is permanently berthed today as a unique leisure and meeting hotel.
Gross tonnage: 81,237.
The View of Long Beach from the Queen Mary
diversiOns tO expLOre
The Queen Mary is just six miles from the L.A. Cruise Terminal, 24.2 miles (30 minutes) from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and 27.5 miles from Disneyland. Its ideal location makes exploring Long Beach simple. Because it’s not only what’s on board the Queen Mary that attracts visitors, but also what lies just beyond the ship. Settled along 5.5 miles of sandy coastline, Long Beach boasts the ambiance of a sophisticated urban center and the charm of an oceanside community. Long Beach’s downtown waterfront sets a new standard for walkability,
with shopping, dining and seaside sightseeing, just steps from each other. Located 20 miles south of Los Angeles, there is much to see and do in the city. The Aquarium of the Pacific is a world-class facility and home to over 12,500 inhabitants of the Pacific Ocean. There are several museums nearby including the renowned Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA). And Second Street in nearby Belmont Shore is the quintessential beachfront community. With 345 days of sunshine, the Mediterranean climate makes Long Beach the ultimate year-round playground.
Sunset at the Queen Mary
The City of Long Beach
Rivets: Over 10 million.
U n i q U e Ac c O m m O dAt i O n s tO g e t e v e ryO n e On b OA r d
Aboard the Queen Mary, your group will find both a sports deck and a sun deck for outdoor relaxation. A number of charming shops and boutiques includes Stacks aboard the Queen Mary, featuring a full array of Queen Mary memorabilia and more. For complete indulgence, the Queen Mary Spa offers full salon services including massage and chiropractic treatments. Our 314 original first-class staterooms have been renovated to reclaim all their former glory. Rich woods and elegant appointments are accompanied by modern amenities and convenience. Pillow Top Perfect Sleeper® Serta mattresses ensure total comfort while a 32" flat-panel LCD HDTV with satellite service and an iPod docking clock in each stateroom offer entertainment. Staterooms span three decks and are broken down
into two categories referenced as deluxe staterooms (228 rooms facing the Harbor and Port) and standard staterooms (86 interior rooms). Bedding configurations include 186 staterooms with 1 bed (king, queen or full), 119 staterooms with 2 beds and 9 suites. The Queen Mary also offers a full array of services to meet your group’s needs, including: • High-speed wireless and wired Internet access • Business center • Room service • Fitness center • Valet parking • Express checkout • Complimentary city shuttles • Laundry/valet service
The Queen Mary Suite
The Captain at the Helm
Total horsepower: 160,000.
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The Queen Mary boasts 80,000 square feet of meeting space, including 17 striking Art Deco salons. Additionally, two adjacent spaces – the Queen Mary Dome and the Queen Mary Events Park – offer expansive room for gatherings of up to 6,000 people. While our meeting space is impressive, our staterooms give your group a
Grand Salon, Classroom Style
unique experience, stepping back in time to
a more elegant age while providing contemporary appointments. Along with providing the perfect venue for your meeting, the Queen Mary is also committed to preserving the environment we share. Through our Green Meetings program, we offer a variety of packages that allow you to design your meeting and go green. When it comes to catering, your group will experience a broad range of choices. From banquet dinners and luncheons to breakout snacks and continental breakfasts, our catering team ensures that every dining experience is fresh and inventive.
The Grand Salon Queen’s Salon
Length: 1,019.5 feet; Breadth: 118 feet.
indULge yO U r pA L At e
Take a culinary journey with cuisine ranging from worldclass to casual and from American to international. The most discerning diners in your group will delight in the award-winning California cuisine and acclaimed wine list
of Sir Winston’s Restaurant. Supremely fresh, sustainable local seafood is the focus at Chelsea Chowder House & Bar. On Sunday mornings, the Queen Mary’s Champagne Brunch boasts over 50 main entrees on a seemingly endless buffet. With a total of six restaurants and lounges on board, casual dining and relaxation can be found at the
Sir Winston’s Restaurant & Lounge
Promenade Café, Hollywood Deli and the Observation Bar. Onboard Dining Options: • Sir Winston’s Restaurant & Lounge • Chelsea Chowder House & Bar • Promenade Café • Observation Bar • Hollywood Deli • Starboard Bakery
Your Catering Team
Cruising speed: 28.5 knots.
vOyAge bAcK in time
The Engine Room
There is no better way to bond with your group than to experience the thrills, discover the secrets and explore the past together on our group tours. To make planning easy, we offer special packages for groups of 20 or more. The guided tours take you places you’ve only read about. And no one tells a story better than our seasoned tour guides with years of experience on board the ship. Visitors can go behind the scenes, exploring the ship’s fascinating history. Or take the World War II tour, where they’ll learn the story of the Grey Ghost. Speaking of ghosts, the Haunted Encounters Passage takes groups on a spooky ghostsighting scavenger hunt. And the Ghosts & Legends Show leads visitors right to the paranormal hot spots. Take your group on a fun and interactive journey through the ship’s history and artwork on one of our exciting tours. Learn about the Queen Mary’s construction, launching, maiden voyage, service in World War II and more. Discover the engine room and propeller box. And learn a new language – how to speak nautical – along the way. But the voyage doesn’t end there. Book your group a tour package and they might tour a Russian Submarine, meet the Ship’s Officer or even spend time with a storytelling Ship's character.
Ghosts & Legends Show
Celebrate Aboard the Queen Mary
Weight of anchor chain: 45 tons.
Complete Meeting Room Specifications
Grand Salon Britannia Salon
33'9" 14'5" 7'2" 33' 10'9" 14' 8' 8'
BANQUET RDS. OF 10
Queen's Salon Windsor Salon Royal Salon Capstan Club Verandah Grill
Promenade R Promenade A Sun
4,600 3,100 2,176 2,000 1,900
400 320 250 200 200
380 250 210 120 160
300 200 160 120 140
350 300 150 30 80 Star 70 Port 100 50 50 50 55 60 40 – 38 – 50 400 per side 900 w/ monitors 400 per side 1,600
200 150 80 – 50 Star 40 Port 50 40 25 25 45 30 24 – 24 – 30 200 per side 350
70 50 40 – 46 Star 30 Port 24 30 24 24 30 30 20 – 20 – 20 –
60 50 40 – 35 Star 25 Port 30 – – – 30 20 – – – – – –
Mauretania King’s View Carpathia Caronia Board Room Victoria Room Regent Room Sylvania - Front - Back Aquitania - Front - Back Exhibit Hall D
Main Promenade B B Promenade Promenade Promenade A–B
1,900 1,360 1,200 876 720 688 522 344 378 324 480 18,000
7'8" 7' 7'6" 7'6" 12' 10' 12' 7'5"
160 100 100 80 70 70 40 32 37 32 40 500
130 75 80 60 60 50 30 24 24 24 30 400
110 – – – – – – – – – – 400
Exhibit Hall F
Exhibit Hall E
200 per side 800
Wedding Ceremonies - Royal Wedding Chapel, seating for 160 and Sun Deck Gazebo, seating for 100
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