Queen Mary 2 seakeeping assessment: the owner’s requirements, the design verification and operational experience
AuthorsDallinga R.P., Gaillarde G. and Payne S. [Cunard]
Conference/JournalCruise & Ferry
DateJan 1, 2005
The Queen Mary 2 is quite a remarkable ship. The withdrawal of Cunard's venerable 80,000 grt Queens, Mary (1936) and Elizabeth (1940), by late 1968 was only partially offset with the introduction of the 65,000 grt Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969.
manoeuvring and nautical studiesstability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringmeasurements and controldata sciencesafe operations and human factorslife at seaseakeepingdefencepassengers and yachtingmodel testingcomfortmotionsoperabilitycruise and ferry