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Old July 5th, 2002, 10:59 AM
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Default Queen Mary 2 keel laid

QM2 Keel Laid On Cunard Birthday
July 4: 162 years ago to the day the first Cunarder, BRITANNIA, sailed from Liverpool for North America inaugurating a transatlantic dynasty that today made a further step towards the world's largest passenger liner. The keel of the new giant, QUEEN MARY 2 was laid in a special shipyard ceremony which officially signals the start of construction on the 150,000 tonne liner. Workers and invited guests watched as the tradition of laying two coins with in the keel was observed. A new British five pound Jubilee coin and a one hundred Franc coin were placed inside the keel (number 502) as it was lowered into the drydock at the French yard of Chantiers de L'Atlantique, in St Nazaire.

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