Video of the QE2 - The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 in her final Panama Canal Transit
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Video of the QE2 - The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 in her final Panama Canal Transit

The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) in her final Panama Canal Transit

Timelapse of the final transit of Cunard Liner QE2 through the Panama Canal on 5 April 2008.

These images show the QE2 April the 5th, 2008 on her last Panama Canal Transit before she will be retired from active service in late 2008, to become a floating hotel in Dubai.

The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) in the Panama Canal
The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) in the Panama Canal
The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) in her final Panama Canal Transit
RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 in her final Panama Canal Transit

RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) General characteristics
Tonnage: 70,327 GT (gross tonnage)
Displacement: 48,923 (loaded)
Length: 293.5 m (962.9 ft)
Beam: 32.03 m (105.1 ft)
Height: 52.2 m (171.3 ft)
Draft: 9.87 m (32.4 ft)

The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) has sailed 5.5 million nautical miles, that's more than any other ship ever and the equivalent of traveling to the moon and back 13 times and carried almost 2.1 million guests.

For more images from the QE2 Panama Canal Transit see this page here at Canalmuseum.com