Welcome to episode 2 of Astonishing Legends!
This episode is about the floating hotel that the RMS Queen Mary has become and how she treats a couple of guests who've selected her for a romantic Valentine's Day getaway.
Links for folks who are interested!
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The RMS Queen Mary -
The Wikipedia entry on the Queen Mary..
The award for the fastest Atlantic crossing by a cruise ship, the Blue Riband.
A timeline of her history from the Hotel website.
Some amazing older photos of her.
The Queen Mary during World War II from the Hotel Website.
A great article on rogue waves, including the one that hit the Queen Mary.
A brief page on hauntings aboard her. There are many hundreds of websites on this.
Here's a page detailing WWII troop crossings, aboard her.
More amazing photos of her history.
John Pedder & Watertight Door 13 -
A brief site discussing the death of John Pedder at watertight door #13.
The Munich -
The Munich and the story as it's understood about her sinking.
The HMS Curacoa -
Here's the wikipedia entry on the HMS Curacoa.
Indrid Cold -
A good page on Indrid Culd.
The Poseidon Adventure (original 1972) -
One of the best original disaster movies there is, inspired by the Queen Mary and her brush with capsizing.