Length: 1,030 feet, 12 feet longer than the "Queen Mary." Length of Prom Deck: 724 feet. Breadth: 118 feet. Depth to top of Lounge structure: 120 feet. Number of Decks: 14. Gross tonnage (Approx.) 85,000. Built by John Brown & Co. Ltd., Clydebank, Date of Launch: Tuesday, September 27th 1938. Naming ceremony by H.M. Queen Elizabeth.