RMS Queen Mary Manual

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Illustrated with photographs, images and 3D renders throughout, this book is a fascinating exploration off the beloved classic transatlantic ocean liner RMS Queen Mary. Each section explores different areas of the ship, explaining and comparing what was available to each of the three classes of passengers, and what life was like for the crew. Learn how she worked, how sea water was converted into pressurized steam and powered her four mighty engines, how the Captain and officers navigated the majestic ship across fierce oceans and all about the Art Deco passenger accommodations and facilities from the golden age of travel. In addition read about the ships history, design, construction and extensive safety features. Also included are many details on how the Queen Mary's spaces were forever changed during her conversion to a hotel and attraction for her retirement in beautiful Long Beach, California.