Built: 1939 Gross tons: 35655 Length: 772ft (235m) Beam: 89ft (27m) Draft: 30ft (9m) Speed: 23kn Registry: British Passengers: 475 First Class, 390 Cabin Class, 300 Tourist Class
Built strictly as a Transatlantic liner, and as a standin for the Queen Mary & Queen Elizabeth, out of necessity she was used for cruising after the advent of jet aircraft. Finally she was painted shades of green in 1962 and thereafter used mainly for cruising. She was a fine ship at the wrong time, scrapped in 1965.
|SAILING SCHEDULE of Mauretania - all sailings||Arrive||Depart|
|Mauretania arrives on Caribbean cruise from Southampton via Las Palmas, Trinidad, La Guaira, Colon, Veracruz, Kingston, Port-au-Prince and Nassau with an intransit call at Port Everglades departing to Ponta Delgada and Southampton.||Feb 08||Feb 10|