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Welcome to Luxury Liner Row’s YouTube channel.  Over time I will be uploading a selection of never-before-seen films of historic ocean liners. You can visit the channel directly here. The first video I have uploaded is in memory of my good friend and Queen Mary collector Craig Anderson, showing the… read more ›

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Author’s Note:  Among the Queen Mary’s claims to fame are the spectacular veneers used on board. The rarest woods from the vast British Empire were used to make the interiors of the Queen Mary like nothing that had come before.  Although the woodwork on board has dimmed with age and… read more ›

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by Eric Sauder and Brian Hawley. In the early morning of April 15, 1912, a young man died from exposure in the middle of the Atlantic after the ill-fated White Star liner Titanic struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage.  One of 1,496 victims, Edwin Charles Wheeler’s name… read more ›

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Sunday, April 14, 2013. A faithfully recreated, multi-course dinner as served on board Titanic on Sunday, April 14, 1912, has been something I have wanted to make for more than 15 years.  In fact, I spoke with foodie friends of mine at length about putting a dinner like this together… read more ›

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For those following my Facebook adventures, you know I have just completed another great transatlantic crossing on Cunard’s splendid Queen Mary 2.  Not only was it my 10th crossing, it also happily coincided with the liner’s 10th anniversary.  As many of you know from having experienced her, the ship is… read more ›

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February 8-10, 2008 My first cruise was on the amazing Regal Empress back in 2006.  I was fortunate enough to do 3 cruises on this grand liner one each year in 2006, 2007, and 2008.  The last cruise was just a month or so before she left service to be… read more ›

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January, 2010 One of the best parts of this business is being able to go on buying trips to search out rare and unusual ocean-liner memorabilia.  I often go on successful buying trips in California, and while there, I always stay a few nights on Cunard’s majestic Queen Mary.  My… read more ›

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Here are a few photos of my tour of the ns Savannah in March, 2009.  Thanks to Mr. Kohler for making this tour possible. “Savannah” was the name suggested by the famous ocean-liner historian Frank Braynard after the first steam ship to cross the Atlantic.  Her designer, George Sharp, was… read more ›

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On August 8, 2009, I went to Philadelphia to join some other ocean-liner enthusiasts on a 1902 tugboat “cruise” to see the ss United States.  I tried to get close to her in 2007 from land and was flatly denied access to the pier.  The good news is that they… read more ›