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The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary

Long Beach, California
90802 USA

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Long Beach CA is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, The Queen Mary. Come explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.

THE HISTORY

The Queen Mary sailed on her maiden voyage in 1936. For three years, she was the grandest ocean liner of them all carrying Hollywood celebrities like Bob Hope and Clark Gable, royalty like the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and dignitaries like Winston Churchill. When World War II started, the ship was transformed into a troopship. She was painted a camouflaged grey color and stripped of her luxurious amenities. They nicknamed her the "Grey Ghost" because of her stealth and stark color; it was the largest and fastest troopship. After the end of WWII, the ship was retrofitted to return her to her original glory. In 1967 The Queen Mary 1967 and has become a popular Southern California attraction, hotel, and venue for special events.

THE HAUNTINGS

Several areas of the ship have paranormal activity. Two people have been crushed to death by the engine room's "Door 13". The most recent death happened in 1966 and it is said the 18-year-old crew member still walks the hall before disappearing by door 13.

Other active spots are the first and second class swimming pools. Neither pool is used today, but women in 1930s swimwear have been seen near the first-class pool. Guests and employees have reported hearing the sounds of splashing and seeing wet footprints leading to the changing rooms. There are also reports of a young girl with her teddy bear being seen near the pool. The second class poolroom is where people claim to see the spirit of another young girl. The story is that a little girl drowned in the pool, and her spirit is still there. People say they have heard a young girl's voice and the sounds of laughter.

A beautiful young woman in a white evening gown has been seen dancing in the corner of the Queen's Salon.

There are also reports of activity in several staterooms, water faucets turning on, lights turning on in the middle of the night and phones ringing at odd times.  Sounds of knocks, doors slamming, high pitched squeals and drastic temperature changes are all frequent reports throughout the ship.

 

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Date added: Jan/24/2017 | Last time updated: Feb/19/2020
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