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Photograph of The Queen Mary 2 ocean liner

The Evolution of the Passenger Ship

Have you ever wondered what it was like to sail on the first ever cruise ship?

April 2021 will mark the 183rd anniversary of the first ocean liner voyage, as well as the 109th anniversary of the loss of the Titanic. Join Maritime History Author Chris Frame to explore the evolution of these remarkable ships. From the birth of ocean liners to the race for size and speed on the North Atlantic. Hear about how ocean liners became cruise ships, the impact of jet aircraft on passenger ships and a retrospective of modern-day cruising. 

About the Presenter
Chris Frame is a maritime history author, a cruise ship expert and a public speaker. His interest in ocean liners was sparked when he read a book about the Titanic as a child. In 2008, Chris and his wife Rachelle published their first book, QE2: A Photographic Journey
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    Thursday 22 April 2021, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

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    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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