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A Look at the Cunard Line’s Amazing Three Queens

The beautiful Cunard Building on Liverpool’s Pier Head was purpose built in 1914 as the head quarters for the Cunard Steamship Company. Established in 1839, by Samuel Cunard, the steamship brand has been a world-leader in cruise liners throughout its history. Originally based in Liverpool, the company's history is intricately laced with the city, their fortunes rising and falling together....

Cunard Royalty Coming To Liverpool: Queen Elizabeth Returns Home

The youngest and most glamourous of Cunard’s cruise liners will be pulling into port this month. On July 23rd onlookers will get to give the Queen Elizabeth a royal Liverpool welcome as the striking vessel docks to give her passengers the chance to explore the city. Why not take the chance to see one of the most remarkable ships to...

The History Of Cruising: Life On board From Liverpool To New York

People of today like to explore the hidden histories of times gone by and at Cunard House, we like to bring interesting and important pieces of Liverpool’s past into your present. So we invite you to join us as we explore the history of cruising and the life of passengers and crew onboard a trans-Atlantic journey from Liverpool to the...

Priceless Pieces of Cunard Memorabilia On Board the Three Queens

The most extravagant shipping company of the 20th century is bound to have a few pieces of priceless treasure associated with it. Some of the best pieces of Cunard memorabilia are stored and displayed within the floating museums of the Three Queens. These are just a few items that can be found onboard the Cunard Queens today. The Solid Silver...

Famous Faces Sailing the Seas on Cunard Cruises

Back in the days when the silver screen was the only access people had to the rich and famous, before the days of Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter, you might get lucky and spot a celeb or two enjoying Cunard Cruises for their pleasure. Thanks to the luxurious relaibility of Cunard's finest sea fairing vessels, super stars felt safe and secure...

How Cunard’s Queens Contributed to the War Effort during WW2

Cunard's Queens were the first ships of their kind, both RMS Queen Mary and RMS Queen Elizabeth were floating palaces and at the start of WW2 both were destined to impress the world with their facilities and abilities. The Cunard Line were already well known for delivering safe and luxurious cruise transport by the time war broke out. Their ships...

The Reasons Behind the Cunard White Star Line Merger

The reluctant pairing of the two greatest British shipping companies was facilitated by fraud, scandal and the great depression. The Cunard White Star Line merger was necessary yet difficult and spurred on by the great British public. Read all about how the effects of the great depression were the start of the end of the line for both Cunard and...

Exploring Liverpool’s Maritime History: What Lie’s Below the Cunard Building?

A striking example of Liverpool’s maritime heritage and architecture is the Cunard Building. The last of the famous Three Graces to have been constructed in 1917, the Cunard Building has a fascinating history and a wealth of maritime artefacts within its walls, but it’s what lies beneath the glossy Italian marble façade that’s well worth exploring. Let’s take a journey...

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