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  Queen Victoria (Cunard Line)

Queen Victoria | Cunard Line
Cunard ship Queen Victoria at Station Pier Melbourne
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Queen Victoria | Cunard Line
Queen Victoria at Southampton's City Cruise Terminal
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MS Queen Victoria (QV) is a cruise ship in the Cunard Line fleet, named after Queen Victoria. She is the second largest ship built by Cunard (the largest is the Queen Mary 2). Queen Victoria is a cruise ship rather than an ocean liner.

The Queen Victoria Transatlantic, Europe, Asia, or world cruises

The keel was laid in May 2006 from prefabricated steel blocks. The completed hull and superstructure was floated out in January 2007. Sea trials commenced from the Port of Venice in August the same year. She was launched from Southampton in December 2007 by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

The Queen Victoria facilities include seven restaurants, thirteen bars, three swimming pools, a ballroom, and a three level theatre with private boxes. The ship has a wrap-around promenade deck on third level, and a retractable glass dome over the mid-ship pool. Most of the public rooms are on lowest public decks of the ship, mainly on the second and third decks. The first deck has lowest level of the three story lobby and lowest level of the Royal Court theatre. The second deck up has the Royal Court theatre, casino, Golden Lion Pub, Queen's Room, Todd English restaurant, Chart Room bar, first level of the library and Britannia restaurant. The third deck has top level of the theatre, the Royal Arcade, Midships Lounge, top level of the library and Britannia restaurant. Other facilities include health club and spa, Winter Garden lounge with a retractable glass roof and fountain, Lido Restaurant, two outdoor pools, nightclub and a number of other bars and restaurants.

Queen Victoria has a range of suites and stateroom types: Grand Suite, Master Suite, Penthouse Suites, Queens Suites, Princess Suites, Balcony Stateroom, Ocean view Stateroom, Deluxe Inside Stateroom, Standard Inside Staterooms. They range in size from 2000 sq foot Grand Suite to 152 sq feet Inside Staterooms.

Related Cruise Ships
  Queen Elizabeth 2 (Cunard Line)
  Queen Mary 2 (Cunard Line)

Ship Summary
Operator:Cunard Line
Built by:Fincantieri Marghera shipyard, Italy
Date Completed:2007
Gross Tonnage:90000
Length:294 m
Width:32.3 m
Decks:16 (12 passenger)