Queen Mary - Ships


These were all named after Mary of Teck:

  • HMS Queen Mary, a battlecruiser of the Royal Navy launched in 1912 and lost at the battle of Jutland in 1916.
  • TS Queen Mary, a Clyde Steamer launched in 1933, now retired as a floating pub/restaurant on the Embankment in London, UK
  • RMS Queen Mary, a Cunard Line ocean liner launched in 1934, now retired as a hotel in Long Beach, California, USA
  • RMS Queen Mary 2, a Cunard passenger ship that entered service in 2003

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