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Korvessa11 Sep 2017 10:20 p.m. PST

So I am set to start a work conference aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach. I suddenly realized that this is the same ship that took my dad to England during WWII just prior to DDay

d88mm1940 Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 10:39 p.m. PST

I met a guy back in the 70s who had a degree in art from England. He was the projectionist about the Queen Mary. Made a little above minimun wage, but he was happy.

Korvessa11 Sep 2017 11:06 p.m. PST

Nuts. I might have messed this up.

advocate11 Sep 2017 11:59 p.m. PST

Hey, my Dad went on the Queen Mary the other way: he was with the Fleet Air Arm and learnt to fly in Texas!

Vigilant12 Sep 2017 1:57 a.m. PST

Brought my dad from South Africa to UK to go on ops in Bomber Command. Sailed without being part of a convoy because of her speed.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2017 8:12 a.m. PST

Uber cool! Thanks for posting

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