October 2014
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Hello from Lynda and the team at the QE2 Story.  We hope you are continuing to enjoy participating in this successful discussion forum where your contribution is building a worthwhile QE2 information resource.  

We are always happy to receive news and photos of QE2 in Dubai.  However when forum members saw these photos they were concerned to see that our beautiful QE2 is looking a bit neglected. Follow Images of QE2 in Dubai topic 
Dubai 2014

Last chance to enter this month's prize competition!

Our forum photo competition gives us the opportunity to share our photographic memories and relive some of the happiness that QE2 gave to us.

 “Lifebuoys, lifeboats and tenders our October photo competition theme, has resulted in some excellent photos that were taken onboard the ship or onshore, but we are looking forward to seeing lots more entries.  

With the competition closing date of midnight on 31 October drawing near why not take a look at your QE2 photos and choose your three favourites to upload to the gallery.  For more information have a look at the photo competition topic.
The prize for the winner will be the Amberley publication "Post-War Canadian Pacific Liners" by Bill Miller, currently selling on Amazon at £16.38.  It is being donated by Rob Lightbody.


Last chance to vote for your favourite photo in last month's competition!

We were pleased that the theme “QE2 attracts shoreside crowds” resulted in lots of fabulous entries for last months competition.  If you have not yet voted have a look at the photos and choose your favourite three pictures.  A copy of the DVD "Mr Ocean Liner" about the life and times of Mr Bill Miller, is going to the winner.  The DVD was donated by Robert Neal Marshall.
Voting closes on 1 November.
Congratulation to Hamburger, the winner of the September competition and Rob Lightbody the runner up.  Plus a big  thank-you to everyone who participated by submitting their excellent photos and voting.  Keep watching the competition results topic for more information.

QE2 Story 2015 Calendar

The Photo Competition has generated some beautiful images. Alan Snelson, former QE2 Photographer, is once again putting together this year's fabulous calendar from your photos.  The finishing touches are being applied right now, and you'll receive another special newsletter soon to let you know when it will be ready, with loads of time to get it in time for Christmas and the start of 2015!

Lots of Other Forum News 

Forum Tip - One click to see the most recent messages.  Just go to the bottom of the forum, and in the 'Forum Stat's box, you'll see a link for View the most recent post on the forum.

Forum Tip - All the old newsletters can be read by just clicking the link near the top of the forum homepage. This is also where you'll find 1-click access to our homepage and gallery.

In the rest of the forum, there are some wonderful 1968 photos in Build Photos by Ron Bateson, discussions about, QE2 Stabilisers, Crew membersQE2 Transatlantic crossingChief Engineers Office, and even Practical Jokes  We are pleased that the Evening at Sea Jigsaw has departed on her maiden transatlantic voyage, so keep watching progress. Remember you can post questions on how the forum works That is just a starter, there is lots more, so please come and contribute your memories to the QE2 Story.
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Thank-you for your continued support for the QE2 Story Forum.  We know how special the ship is to everyone onboard the forum and we appreciate the contributions that are made to keep her memory alive.

Best Wishes

The QE2 Story Team
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