30 images and captions to accompany the article submission, "Cunard Memories, 50 years apart."

Photos and text by Robert W. Bone

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01-RMS Scythia, in service from 1921 to 1958.

02-TheScythia leaves the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan behind.

03-Writer Bob Bone captured this study in composition on deck of the Scythia.

04-The Blunt End Kids. Bob Bone is the kid with head turned back toward the camera,

05-The Blunt End Kids near the end of the voyage. Bob Bone apparently feigns sadness that the trip is almost over.

06-Orah Moyal (now Orah Young), a fellow passenger who remains a friend to this day.

07-The Blunt End kids at a rehearsal of a skit for the  passenger talent show.

08-Bob Bone in silhouette form near end of the Scythia voyage.

09-The Queen Mary 2. (Docked in Honolulu earlier this year. Photo by Sara A. Bone)

10-Outward bound from Southampton, the QM2 attracts a crowd as it passes the Isle of Wight.

11-A castle on the Isle of Wight (?) seen from our balcony on the QM2.

12-Life preserver on the QM2 -- a designed that has not changed in 50 years.

13-The atrium on the QM2, which  prefers it to be called the Grand Lobby.

14-Detail on the Grand Lobby of the Queen Mary 2.


15-View of the balconies, etc., of the QM2 as seen from the bridge.16-Passengers entering the Queen's Grill, a two-story dining room.

17-The Gold Lion, a seagoing pub on the Queen Mary 2.

18-A popular dance class on the Queen Mary 2.

19-The open air Terrace Bar on the Queen Mary 2.

20-Stage show in one of the QM2 theaters.

21-Amanda Reid, assistant cruise director. (See story.)

22-Executive Chef Klaus Kremer (See story.)

23-Commodore Bernard ("Just call me Bernie") Warner master of the QM2.

24-Cocktail party in the Queens Room.

25-Decorative detail near the planetarium theater on the QM2.

26-Wintergarden lounge on the QM2.

27-QM2 cabin corridor -- not quite half a mile long.

28-Guests live it up during the final formal dinner.

29-Writer Robert W. (Bob) Bone in formal duds on the QM2

30-A welcome morning view from our balcony as the QM2 eases into its dock at Brooklyn. (Compare with image 02.)