Queen Elizabeth Facts

General Information

Queen Elizabeth

  • Gross Tonnage - 83,673 tons.
  • Number of funnels: 2.
  • Number of masts: 2.
  • Construction: Steel.
  • Propulsion: Quadruple screw.
  • Engines: Single reduction steam turbines.
  • Builder: John Brown & Co Ltd, Glasgow.
  • Launch date: 27 September 1938.
  • Passenger accommodation: 823 1st class, 662 cabin class, 798 tourist class.
  • Crew accommodation: 1,101 persons.

Technical Information

  • Tonnage: 83,673 gross tons
  • Displacement: 83,000+ tonnes
  • Length: 1,031 ft (314 m)
  • Beam: 118 ft (36 m)
  • Height: 233 ft (71 m)
  • Draft: 38 ft (12 m)
  • Installed power: 160,000 horsepower.
  • Propellers: Four propellers
  • Propulsion: Steam Turbine (Single Reduction Gear)