Facts and Figures


A selection of some of the many facilities available on board:

5 restaurants and 2 cafe's
3 swimming pools 4 prior to 1994 refit
A pub, night club and several bars
481 seat cinema
Shopping Promenade and a branch of Harrod's
Health Club
Beauty Salon
Computer Learning Centre

Typical Itinerary

A typical years itinerary for the QE2 will include:
A world cruise lasting about 80 days
30 Atlantic crossings
Numerous cruises out of Southampton and New York
Several party cruises
One or more 'theme' cruises
Dry dock

Vital Statistics


Gross Tonnage: 70,327 originally 69,053
Net Tonnage: 37,182 originally 36,038
Deadweight Tonnage: 11,649


Length: 963 ft 293.52m
Breadth: 105 ft 32.07m
Draft: 32 ft


9 MAN B&W Diesel Engines - 10,625 kW at 400 rpm
2 propellers 22 ft diameter, 42 tons
2 bow thrusters 1,000 hp, variable pitch
4 Brown Brothers stabilizers 12 ft length, 70 sq ft area each
Rudder 75 tons


Passengers: 1,900
Crew: 1,015
Total: 2,915