The Queen Mary’s Salute to Service Memorial Day Weekend May 25 – 27, 2019

The Queen Mary’s Salute to Service presents a three-day tribute event held over Memorial Day Weekend, honoring and remembering those who have served, and paying homage to the legendary Queen Mary’s duty as a troopship during WWII. The family-friendly activities offered aboard the ship will include historical reenactments and demonstrations, appearances by beloved historical figures, and special lectures.
 
MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES:
  • Wartime Reenactments and Demonstrations: Each day from 12 pm to 8 pm, WWII troops, nurses, and Allied leaders will give guests a glimpse into the incredible true story of how the ship guided the Allied Forces to Victory in WWII.
  • Presentations and Lectures in the Queen’s Salon:
    • All Day: “War Rooms at Sea” exhibit
    • All Day: In-between lectures, check out “Queen Mary Voices,” a series of short films featuring oral histories and stories from our original crew members and passengers aboard the Queen Mary. (48 min.)
    • 11am – 12pm: “Queen Mary and the War” with Commodore Everette
    • 1pm – 2pm: “Victory through Strength and Unity: A Women’s tale” with Captain James
    • 3pm – 3:30pm: “War Bride” film viewing, featuring June Allen (War Bride on the Queen Mary’s first “bride and baby voyage” in 1946)
  • Around the Ship:
    • 12pm – 1pm: Captain’s Meet and Greet at the Bridge (open to all guests)
    • 5pm – 6pm: Captain’s Reception for Hotel Guests – Observation Bar
    • 6pm – 6:30pm: Commodore and Churchill to tour Sir Winston’s
    • 2:15 – Ship’s Officer tour*
    • 6:15 – Ship’s Officer tour*
      • *This tour is specific to the role of the ship’s officers and the crew of the ship. This will be a first come, first serve tour option. (No additional cost, limited availability).
  • Sunset Taps Schedule:
    • Saturday, May 25th –  7:54pm
    • Sunday, May 26th – 7:54pm
    • Monday, May 27 –  7:55pm
Veterans, Active Duty Military, and first responders receive free ship admission. Guests of the same party receive 25% off discount on ship admission tickets.
  • Adults (12 years +):$40
  • Children (4-11): $20

This article was released by The Queen Mary.