18 feet The height of each of the Queen Mary's two forward anchors 1,101 crew The total number of officers and crew aboard the Queen Mary 990 feet The overall length of the Queen Mary's 145 tonne anchor chains 2,000 portholes The total number of portholes cut into the hull of the ship
70 feet The height, from the Boat Deck, to the top of the forward funnel 10 miles The distance over which the Queen Mary's forward whistles are audible 24 lifeboats The total number of lifeboats installed aboard the Queen Mary 1,019½ feet The Queen Mary is the same length as 37 London Routemaster buses
145 people The total number of people carried in each of her 24 lifeboat 2,112,000 passengers The total number of passengers carried during her career 3,450,000 dollars The purchase price of the Queen Mary from the City of Long Beach 160,000 horsepower The total horsepower from the Queen Mary's turbine engines
1 propeller The number of remaining in-situ propellers following her Long Beach conversion 2,139 passengers The total number of passenger berths on board the Queen Mary 400,000 square feet The internal area of the Queen Mary irreparably gutted in Long Beach 35,000 tonnes The weight of the Queen Mary's hull on launch date in September 1934
534 yard number The John Brown & Company shipyard number for the Queen Mary 1,196 feet The total length travelled during the Queen Mary's launch in September 1934 12 decks The total number of passenger and crew decks aboard the Queen Mary 3,792,227 miles The total number of nautical miles steamed during her career
80,774 gross tons The gross tonnage of the Queen Mary at the start of her career 145 tonnes The total weight of the Queen Mary's 990 feet long anchor chains 720 feet The total length of the Queen Mary's promenade deck 1 inch Some of the Queen Mary's hull plates were over 1 inch thick in places
75,000 gallons The maximum quantity of oil carried in her tanks for the ships boilers 35 tonnes The weight of each of the Queen Mary's 4-bladed propellers 10,000,000 rivets The total number of rivets used to hold the hull together 314 staterooms The surviving number of staterooms following her Long Beach conversion
39 feet Her draught, the loaded depth from the waterline to the bottom of the keel 81,237 gross tons The gross tonnage of the Queen Mary, after her 1947 post-war refit 3 funnels The Queen Mary had three elliptical funnels, painted in Cunard red and black 118 feet The Queen Mary has the same width at 15 Routemaster buses