QV Facts

General Information

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  • Name: Queen Victoria.
  • Gross Registered Tonnage: 90,000 GRT.
  • Length: 964.5 feet / 294 metres.
  • Beam: 106 feet / 32.3 metres.
  • Draft: 25.9 feet / 7.9 metres.
  • Height: 179 feet / 54.5 metres.
  • Passengers: 2,014.
  • Number of Decks: 12.
  • Staterooms: 1,007.
  • Keel Laying: May 12, 2006.
  • Floating Out: January 2007.
  • Entered Service: December 2007.
  • Homeport: Hamilton (2011 – ) Southampton (2007 – 2011).
  • Callsign: ZCEF3 (2011 – ) GBQV (2007 – 2011).
  • Building Cost: €390 million.

Some fun Queen Victoria Facts

  • 86% of cabins are outside (have a view).
  • 71% have balconies.
  • Official building start date: April 14, 2005.
  • The Maiden Voyage was booked out before the ship was completed!
  • Queen Victoria was christened by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwell.
  • She became the first Cunard Queen to have the misfortune of the christening Champagne bottle not breaking when released against the bow.