Adventures on the Queen Mary Review - Stunning, Beautiful, A Must Have

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Adventures on the Queen Mary, by Dave Wooders with James Radford, a book for those who have dreamed of traveling the high seas, in all the style of a bygone era and the opulence of the Queens luxury.

Adventures on the Queen Mary . . . Tales of a Teenage Crew Member, brings to pages the memories of Dave Wooders hired as a bellboy just as the ocean liner was returning to a passenger ship after enlisted service ferrying Allied troops to and from Europe for the duration of the war.

The soft cover coffee table book tells more than the tales remembered from youth decades ago, the 274 pages are full of facts and historical references as well as actual full color reproductions of the ships posters, advertising and marketing .

A traveler’s dream, Adventures on the Queens Mary . . .Tales of a Teenage Crew Member has hundreds of Wooder’s first hand reminiscences and hundred of carefully selected, never before seen archival images. They have captured the good, the bad, the beautiful scary and romantic. A must have for nautical lovers, Adventures is for the adventurous even if you prefer your feet on solid ground.

The RMS Queen Mary, now permanently docked at Long Beach, California, was once the Concord of ocean liners. Sailing twice weekly, the Cunard steam ship offered express service from Southampton, England to New York City.

Adventures on the Queen Mary is first a picture book, detailing life aboard ship, for the crew and the passengers which was quite different. With abundant photographs of first class amenities, in colorful 1950’s style eye popping detail, the book offers an insider’s behind the scenes vantage point.

After the book details the lifestyle of the rich and famous who traveled aboard, from Movie Stars with pictures, Olympic Athletes and business and industry leaders.

Myths of haunted spirits who wander about even today. Adventures included details on the gay subculture aboard the Queen Mary and other ocean liners at a time when homosexuality was outlawed in England.

The twenty chapter headings include Working on the Queen Mary, Food, Relaxing and Crew Entertainment, Perks and tips, The Crew in New York City, Friends, Football, Clothes and Living on Board.

Other chapter headings include Romance, Scary Stories and More, Interesting People, Weather at Sea, Lay ups and Good Memories, Honoring the Queen Mary’s War Service, Moving On and The Queen Mary Trip of 1996.

Adventures of the Queen Mary is captivating and entertaining.

From an historical vantage point the insight into life on board the luxury ocean liner was enticing. Filled with never before seen pictures Adventures of the Queen Mary is attention grabbing and pull the reader right up the gangway onto the first class deck and suddenly you are seated at the Captains table for the adventure of a lifetime. Sit back and settle in for the trip.

Fair winds and following seas to our authors, Dave Wooders and James Radford.

Adventures of the Queen Mary can be seen at the historic Book Soup on the Sunset Strip.

To visit the Queen Mary she is permanently docked at Long Beach, California. 

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