RMS Queen Mary 2
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The RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) is a Cunard Line ocean liner named after the earlier Cunard liner Queen Mary, which was in turn named after Mary of Teck, the Queen Consort of George V. At the time of her construction in 2003 by the Chantiers de l'Atlantique, the QM2 was the longest, widest and tallest passenger ship ever built.
Length: 345 m (1,132 ft)
Height: 72 m (236.2 ft) keel to funnel
Decks: 13 passenger decks
Installed power: 157,000 horsepower
Speed: 54.86 km/h/34.09 mph
Capacity: 2,620 passengers
Crew: 1,253 officers and crew