Links and Further Reading

Website Contributors

Our thanks goes to a number of contributors who help make this website possible.

Ian Boyle / Simplon Post Cards – – Ian Boyle 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 – our thanks to Francis Fred, Michael Gallagher, Rachel Lloyd and Ruth Harrington from Cunard Line who have supported us with information and imagery.

Henderson & Cremer Collection – Thank you to Rob Henderson and Doug Cremer who have provided us with access to the Henderson & Cremer Collection.

Cunard Books

Cunard History by Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross – Click Here

Cunard History books by Sam Warwick – Click Here

Cunard History books by Bill Miller – Click Here

Cunard History Websites

Caronia II – – Information on the famous “Green Goddess”, Cunard’s second Caronia.

Cunard Steamship – The society for the Cunard Steamship Company.

Queen Elizabeth 2: A Farewell – This is a great website about the QE2, including a virtual tour.

Rob – Rob shares extensive imagery and information from the QE2’s 1986/87 refit.

RMS Queen – A beautiful tribute to RMS Queen Mary.

Sam Warwick’s QE2 Homepage – A very thorough QE2 resource and the original QE2 website.

Sam Warwick’s QM2 – Sam is the son of Commodore Warwick.

The – A history of early Cunard ships.

Maritime History Websites

Simplon Port – One of the most extensive collections online, an excellent resource.

Southampton – A look back at events in Southampton.

World Ship Society New – Website of the New York office for the World Ship Society.

Shipping Forums, Blogs and Magazines

Bill Miller At – Keep track of the wonderful lectures, talks and books by maritime historian Bill Miller.

Cruising Isn’t Just for Old People – – Emma’s great Cruising resource.

Michael Hepburn’s QE2 Painting – 

Maritime – Memories and photographs from a life at sea.

Porthole Cruise Magazine – – A US based cruise magazine.

Sea Breezes Magazine – One of the original shipping publications.

The QE2 Forum – A must visit for all QE2 fans.

World Wide Cruising; News and Pictorial – A monthly publication with many historic photos.

Official Cruise Line Websites

Cunard’s Official Website:

P&O Cruises: