In pictures: British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary 2 entered service in January 2004 and is the largest, longest, widest, tallest and most expensive passenger liner in history.
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British cruise ship Queen Mary 2 arrives in Saint-Nazaire on June 24, 2017, the day before the start of The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between The Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York. (JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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British cruise ship Queen Mary 2 arrives in Saint-Nazaire, western France, on June 24, 2017, the day before the start of The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between The Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York. (JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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British cruise ship Queen Mary 2 prepares to take the start on June 25, 2017 from the French western port city of Saint-Nazaire, of 'The Bridge 2017' transatlantic race. 'The Bridge 2017' is a 3,152-mile (5,837 km) race between the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and four trimarans, from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)
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Passengers dance in the ballroom aboard the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 on June 27, 2017 as it sails in the Atlantic ocean during The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between the Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. 'The Bridge 2017' is a 3,152-mile (5,837 km) race between the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and four trimarans, from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Passengers play Black Jack at the casino aboard the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 on June 27, 2017 as it sails in the Atlantic ocean during The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between the Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. 'The Bridge 2017' is a 3,152-mile (5,837 km) race between the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and four trimarans, from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Passengers sunbath near the swimming pool on a deck of the British cruise ship RMS Queen Mary 2 on June 25, 2017 in the French western port city of Saint-Nazaire, prior to the start of 'The Bridge 2017', a transatlantic race between the cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A passenger stretches on a desk aboard the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 on June 27, 2017 as it sails in the Atlantic ocean during The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between the Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. 'The Bridge 2017' is a 3,152-mile (5,837 km) race between the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and four trimarans, from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture taken on June 25, 2017 shows the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 off the coast of the western port city of Saint-Nazaire, before the start of The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between the cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)
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A passenger stretches on a desk aboard the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 on June 27, 2017 as it sails in the Atlantic ocean during The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between the Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. 'The Bridge 2017' is a 3,152-mile (5,837 km) race between the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and four trimarans, from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Passengers walk on a deck aboard the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 on June 25, 2017 as it sails in the Atlantic ocean during The Bridge 2017, a transatlantic race between the Queen Mary 2 and the world's fastest Ultim trimarans from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. 'The Bridge 2017' is a 3,152-mile (5,837 km) race between the British cruise liner RMS Queen Mary 2 and four trimarans, from Saint-Nazaire to New-York City. (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Thu 29 Jun 2017 05:55 PM GST