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MS Queen Victoria

MS Queen Victoria (QV) is a cruise ship in the Cunard Line fleet, named after Queen Victoria. she is the second largest Cunard ship ever built, after the RMS Queen Mary 2. But unlike prior Cunard Queens, she is not an ocean liner, but rather a cruise ship. Nor will she carry mail and thus will not receive Royal Mail Ship status. The ship was not designed primarily for speed, not having a long prow, deep draft, or whale back on her bow; though, the hull has been built to meet the demands of the Atlantic Ocean. The Queen Victoria can carry 3,000 tons of heavy fuel and 150 tons of marine gas oil, consuming 12 tons per hour for maximum output.

Queen Victoria has 32 different cabin grades to choose from, a typical stateroom contains a bathrobe, slippers, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, daily shipboard newsletter, nightly turndown service, 24-hour room service, satellite TV with films and music, a refrigerator and a safe.

The Royal Court Theatre and the Queens Room are the main entertainment venues on board the ship; other facilities include 2 swimming pools, casino, library and computer room, art gallery.

As with all Cunard cruises this is not primarily a ship that caters to families with children but there is a children’s playroom and supervised kids clubs, for babies there is The Night Nursery this operates usually in the evening for a few hours, but only caters for babies between the ages of 12months old up to the age of two. 

  


 

Onboard Entertainment and Facilities

 

Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  Cross-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon

   


   

Ship Specifications

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  • Size: Large
  • Length: 964 feet
  • Beam: 106
  • Speed: 23.7 Knots
  • Tonnage: 90,000
  • Decks: 16
  • Crew: 900
  • Passengers: 2,014
  • Maiden Voyage: 11 December 2007
  • Christened: 10 December 2007
  • Godmother: HRH Dutchess of Cornwall  

     

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