5 Awe-Inspiring Images of Cunard's Queen Mary 2

Cunard's Queen Mary 2 in July 2015 celebrated the 175th anniversary of the cruise line's first transatlantic service by creating Cunard's first voyage from Liverpool to Halifax and Boston. The ship ended its tour with a stop in New York City. Here are some fun photos from its trip.

Queen Mary 2 Cunard New York
The Queen Mary 2 sails past the Statue of Liberty in New York. The ship is five times longer than Cunard's first ship, Britannia (230 feet), and 113 feet longer than the original Queen Mary (1,019 feet).Courtesy of Cunard Line
Queen Mary 2 Cunard Boston
Fireworks mark the Queen Mary 2's departure as she sets off from Boston to New York City for the final leg of her 175th anniversary tour. The ship has 17 decks and towers 200 feet above the waterline, equal to the height of a 23-story building.Courtesy of Cunard Line
Queen Mary 2 Cunard New York
The Queen Mary 2 is welcomed into New York on July 14. One of the ship's whistles is an original from Queen Mary and is audible for 10 miles.Courtesy of Cunard Line
Queen Mary 2 Cunard New York Skyline
Queen Mary 2 sails by the skyline of Manhattan. The ship is only 117 feet shorter than the height of the Empire State Building.Courtesy of Cunard Line
Queen Mary 2 Cunard Light Show New York
Queen Mary 2 pauses in front of the Statue of Liberty for a light and music show in Battery Park on July 14. Cunard has been sailing in and out of New York since the Hibernia first called in 1847, and since 2006 the company makes it home in Red Hook Brooklyn.Courtesy of Cunard Line