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March 15, 2017

Survey: The Queen Mary needs $300M fix — quick

  • Naval architects and marine engineers warn that the 1930s ocean liner may be approaching the point of no return.
  • LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Queen Mary is so corroded that it's at urgent risk of flooding or collapse, and the price tag for fixing up the 1930s ocean liner could near $300 million, according to a survey done by experts.

    It would likely take five years to rehab the ship, a tourist destination docked permanently in Long Beach Harbor south of Los Angeles, according to documents obtained by the Long Beach Press-Telegram.

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