Queen Mary 2

1132-foot Ocean Liner

Built in 2004

Based at Southampton, England

The Queen Mary 2 carries 2,592 guests with a crew of 1,253. She is powered by a 157,000-horsepower electric power plant, comprising four diesel engines and two gas turbines, which provide electric power to AC motors in four 20-megawatt propulsion pods. She is the largest passenger ship afloat, as measured by length, beam, and draft, although her displacement of 148,528 gross tons was surpassed in 2006 by Freedom of the Seas.