On this day in 1948:
QUEEN LINERS' SAILINGS
The Cunard White Star Liner Queen Mary, which anchored in Cowes Roads for 24 hours after leaving her Southampton berth on Wednesday sailed...for Cherbourg and New York.
Postcard of the Queen Mary off Cowes.
Revised sailing dates...as a result of the fog and strike hold-up, were announced yesterday.
The Queen Elizabeth is due back at Southampton on December 12 and the Queen Mary on December 14.
Both liners will make one more round trip voyage before the end of the year. The Queen Elizabeth will leave Southampton on December 15, returning on December 27, and the Queen Mary is scheduled to leave on December 17 and to return on December 29.
(Source: Glasgow Herald)