The Queen Mary 2 waiting to slip it's moorings and make it's way down the river. No need for tugs as the Queen Mary 2 has it's own bow thrusters to manouver with
View from Knocknairshill Cemetry
A panoramic shot of the QM2 at Greenock Ocean Terminal
Queen Mary 2 berthed at Greenock Ocean Terminal
Queen Mary 2 seen from The Point at James Watt Dock
Queen Mary 2 at Greenock Ocean Terminal as seen from the Esplanade
Queen Mary 2 at Greenock Ocean Terminal as seen from the Esplanade. The cranes had to be moved to the extreme end of the Ocean Terminal to accomidate the boat at the quayside
The funnel of the Queen Mary 2 and illuminated namplates. Below is a small number of the rooms with balconies that the boat has.
The Clydeport pilot boat Mount Stuart after having left the coastguard station at Princes Pier and heading down the river
Looking over the former railway sidings for the Ocean Terminal from Union Street with the Queen Mary 2 towering over the Ocean Termial. The sidings are on the location of the former Princes Pier Station shed
The funnel of the Queen Mary 2 with it's illuminated nameplates lit up. The white curved object at the funnel is the ships smoke deflectors
The funnel of the Queen Mary 2 with it's illuminated nameplates lit up as the light was starting to fail. The building to the left is St. Mary's Church, showing how big the boat is itself as St. Mary's is no small building!
The Queen Mary 2 as seen from Grey Place in Greenock
They look just like ants! People waking about on the rear part of the boat give an idea of just how large it is!
Firework display to mark the departure of the Queen Mary 2 from Greenock