Captain Stephen J. Card M.N.I.

Maritime Artist

Stephen Card was commissioned to produce a collection of pictures for display on board the Queen Mary 2.

Imaginary meeting of the two White Star sisters Britannic and Georgic on the Mersey. Britannic to commence her voyage to America while Georgic has just completed her crossing.

On 27 March 1936 the Queen Mary arrived in Southampton for the first time. In the lower reaches of Southampton Water she passes the North German Lloyd liner Bremen.

Mauretania 2 outbound from New York in the winter of 1947 - 48 at the start of s Caribbean cruise.

Mauretania 2 in 'cruising green' livery, outbound from Southampton at the start of a cruise to the Norwegian fjords and North Cape in 1964.

In the late 1950s Queen Elizabeth prepares to sail on a westbound voyage to New York. In the background Holland America Line's Nieuw Amsterdam homeward bound for Rotterdam.

The Media dropping her pilot off the Liverpool Bar in the early 1950s.

Caronia running at speed through Cook Street past Sinclair Head, soon after her departure from Wellington on 9 February 1951.

The homeward bound Queen Mary passes her consort Queen Elizabeth on a sunny afternoon at sea in mid-Atlantic c. 1955.


All images are copyright by Captain Stephen J. Card and used with permission of Captain Card and Carmania Press.

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 19 January 2004. Revised 31 October 2014.