Links and Further Reading
With thanks to:
Our sincere thanks goes to a number of contributors who help make this website possible.
Ian Boyle / Simplon Post Cards – www.simplonpc.co.uk – Ian has of the most extensive collections online, an excellent resource, and has kindly allowed us to use his wonderful postcard images in the history pages of this website.
Cunard Line – www.cunard.co.uk – our thanks to Michael Gallagher, Rachel LLoyd and Ruth Harrington from Cunard Line who have supported us with information and imagery
Cunard Ship Links:
Caronia II – Timeline – www.caronia2.info – Full of information on the famous “Green Goddess”, Cunard’s second Caronia.
Caronia I during World War I – http://www.naval-history.net/WW1Memoir-Caronia.htm – Superb imagery of this great Cunarder.
Cunard Official Site – www.cunard.co.uk – The official home of Cunard Line.
Cunard Steamship Society – www.cunardsteamshipsociety.com – The society for the Cunard Steamship Company.
Ian Maclean’s QE2 Tribute – Here – A magnificent Tribute Video to the greatest Ocean Liner of our time.
Queen Elizabeth 2: A Farewell Tribute – maritime.elettra.co.uk/qe2 – This is a truly superb website about the magnificent QE2.
Rob Lightbody’s QE2 & QM2 Pages – www.roblightbody.com – With extensive imagery and information from the 1986/87 refit and re-engine.
RMS Queen Mary – www.maritime.elettra.co.uk/queenmary/ – A beautiful tribute to RMS Queen Mary.
Sam Warwick’s QE2 Homepage –www.qe2.org.uk – A very thorough QE2 resource, and the first independent QE2 website.
Sam Warwick’s QM2 Homepage – www.qm2.org.uk – Great for pictures of the 2004 tandem crossing, Sam is the son of Commodore Warwick.
The Cunarders – www.thecunarders.co.uk – A very extensive history of early Cunard ships.
QE2: A Photographic Journey – www.qe2book.com – Our QE2 book – A photographic tribute to the world’s most loved ship.
QM2: A Photographic Journey – www.qm2book.com – Our QM2 book – A photographic tribute to Cunard’s flagship.
Queen Victoria: A Photographic Journey – www.queenvictoriabook.com – A photographic tribute to Cunard’s Queen Victoria.
Queen Elizabeth: A Photographic Journey – www.queenelizabethbook.com – A photographic tribute to Cunard’s newest Queen.
The Cunard Story – Click Here – Details the 170 year history of the Cunard Line.
The QE2 Story – Click Here – Our latest QE2 book, details the life and times of Queen Elizabeth 2.
The QM2 Story – Click Here – Our latest QM2 book, details the life and times of Queen Mary 2.
The Evolution of the Transatlantic Liner – Click Here – Our newest book, tracing the history of the Transatlantic passenger ship.
The History Press – www.thehistorypress.co.uk – The largest publisher of British shipping history, and publisher of our Cunard books.
General Shipping Websites
Canberra (dot) com – www.sscanberra.com – A fantastic web page all about the “Great White Whale”, P&O’s iconic Canberra.
Simplon Port Cards – www.simplonpc.co.uk – One of the most extensive collections online, an excellent resource.
Southampton Ships – www.southamptonships.com – Fantastic for the latest goings on in the Southampton shipping world.
World Ship Society New York – www.worldshipny.com – Website of the New York office for the World Ship Society.
Shipping Forums, Blogs and Magazines
Australian Cruise Passenger Magazine – http://www.cruisepassenger.com.au/ – One of Australia’s cruising magazines.
Bill Miller At Sea – www.billmilleratsea.com – Keep track of the wonderful lectures, talks and books by maritime historian Bill Miller.
Cruising Isn’t Just for Old People – https://cruisingisntjustforoldpeople.com/ – Emma’s great Cruising resource.
Michael Hepburn’s QE2 Painting – https://hepburnfineart.co.uk/maritime/ocean-liners/qe2-40th-anniversary-cruise/
Maritime Memories – www.maritimememories.nl – Memories and photographs from a life at sea.
Porthole Cruise Magazine – https://www.porthole.com/ – Wonderful publication that I sometimes write for.
Sea Breezes Magazine – http://www.seabreezes.co.im/ – Superb publication that I sometimes write for.
The QE2 Forum – www.theqe2story.com/forum – A must visit for all QE2 fans, this forum is thoroughly recommended.
Travel Page – www.travelpage.com – Excellent Travel & Cruise Resource.
World Wide Cruising; News and Pictorial – http://www.cruisingnews.com.au/ – Superb monthly publication with many photos. I often write for this magazine.
Cunard’s Official Website: www.cunard.com – I regularly speak aboard the Cunard ships as a maritime lecturer.
P&O Cruises: www.pocruises.com.au – The Australian arm of P&O – I’ve spoken aboard several of their ships.