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Queen Mary 2 in Freo

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 8 February, 2012 - 1:35 PM
The largest ocean liner in the world, Queen Mary 2, docked in Fremantle. Photo Lisa Barnes.

As the world's largest ocean liner, the Queen Mary 2, docked in Fremantle one listener casually called in to tell Tony McManus he'd written a book on the ship. Maritime expert Chris Frame explains why the QM2, besides it's size, is so special.

Blog comments Your Say

  • We arrived backed in Fremantle on the QM2 yesterday.

    Wonderful ship, and a very special place in our lives and memory.

    I can't help but think of my forebears who sailed from Capetown to Perth in 1832 and settled in the new colony at Fremantle. Two family ancestors died on the voyage.

    Minor power issues on the voyage pale into insignificance compared to the incredible hardships and risks endured by our early settlers.

    Philings Thursday 9 February, 2012 - 9:14 PM
  • Fantastic insight into QMII!

    Josh Thursday 9 February, 2012 - 7:14 AM

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