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RMS Queen Mary

RMS Queen Mary is an ocean liner that sailed on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line built by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland. Queen Mary sailed on her maiden voyage on 27 May 1936. During WWII Queen Mary was refitted for passenger service Along with the sister ship Queen Elizabeth two ships dominated the transatlantic passenger transportation market until the dawn of the jet age in the late 1950s. Queen Mary was officially retired from service in 1967. She is preserved in Long Beach, California, United States. The ship serves as a tourist attraction featuring restaurants, a museum, and a hotel.
Queen Mary ship, Long Beach, California
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