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Classic Liner Queen Elizabeth 2 – Bound for the Scrapyard or the Thames?

Just before Christmas we posted about reports that the Queen Elizabeth 2 had been sold to Chinese scrappers for £20m after plans to convert the ship to a luxury hotel in Dubai fell through. Now there is an eleventh hour proposal to bring … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth 2 Sold for Scrap – Dubai Hotel Plans Fall Apart

The MS Queen Elizabeth 2, which was purchased back in 2008 for conversion to a luxury hotel in Dubai, has reportedly been sold for scrap to Chinese interests for £20 million.  The original conversion plans were scuttled by a credit crunch in Dubai shortly … Continue reading

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Scraping bids out for SS United States

Yesterday we posted that the Independence Seaport Museum doesn’t have the money to support the upkeep of the USS Olympia nor does it have the money to dredge the channel to tow her away.  On the other side of the … Continue reading

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