I tried this with Alice once; now let’s put QM2 to this scrutiny, thanks to some fantastic!!! pics in this link. It’s written in Danish, which I don’t read, but the fotos of the QM’s mast and funnel squeezing under the VZ Bridge astound me. Scroll down through, as best pix are near the end. Thanks Lupo.

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Not a submarine in sight.

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The white number closest to the waterline reads 10 meters.

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horns a seagull could fly into without folding their wings and then die with a blast

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various tenders 75 feet from the water

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The “2″ rather than “II” designates that this vessel is named for the Queen Mary, which itself was named for Mary of Teck., if wikipedia is trustworthy here.

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If anyone can give a synopsis of the Danish, … tak for lån.

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