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Queen Victoria - An Overnight Stay in Liverpool

Photographs  Peter Challis & Philip Parker 2014

Carnival Corporation Cunard Division's modified Vista Class QUEEN VICTORIA (90,000grt) arrived on the Mersey on Friday May 30th remaining alongside at the Liverpool Cruise Terminal until Saturday afternoon. On the Friday evening a firework display was held on the river.

QUEEN VICTORIA was operating a 13 night around the British Isles Cruise calling at Edinburgh (New Haven a maiden call), Invergordon, Kirkwall (maiden call), Greenock, Liverpool, Dublin, Cobh and St Peter Port (Guernsey)  arriving back in Southampton on 5 June 2014.

Her arrival marked the departure 100 years earlier of the maiden voyage of the AQUITANIA from Liverpool on May 30 1914.


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