Auckland based LEGO fan David Wardle (also known as FlagsNZ), has designed an amazing LEGO Cruise Ship model, containing 2061 parts. The Queen Victoria Cruise Ship needs 10,000 supporters for it to have a chance at becoming an actual LEGO set.
As of writing this, the LEGO Ideas set currently sits at 3,752 supporters with 99 days remaining. This model looks amazing next to the real ship and has even been featured aboard the Queen Victoria during voyages V707 and 708. For anyone that loves cruises, or in particular the MS Queen Victoria, let’s help David get this to the 10,000 supporters goal, before the deadline. Share this article with cruise loving friends and family to let them know!
LEGO Cruise Ship Ideas Set: MS Queen Victoria
For those wanting to build this, the LDD file and parts inventories are available for download here.
This LEGO model of Queen Victoria recreates the real luxury cruise liner in amazing detail. You can see the cabin portholes and balconies of the Britannia Balcony staterooms as well as the detailed open decks with three swimming pools.
You can see the open Promenade decks with the ship’s lifeboats and life rafts. There are rotating gold-coloured propellers attached to two swivelling Azipod motors. The model has a complete set of navigation lights, radar and radio masts, and the three distinctive satellite communication domes.
The model can be displayed on its own stand which includes a fact plaque with detailed information about the ship or the stand can be removed as the model will slide around on smooth boat studs.
The LEGO Queen Victoria Model Design
This LEGO Cruise Ship model has been designed to accurately portray this iconic Cunard Line Queen Victoria passenger ship. The model is built to the similar scale as the Creator Expert set 10241 Maersk Line Triple E.
The LEGO Queen Victoria model measures 65 studs long (52cm, 20.5in) and 12 studs wide (10cm, 3.8in).
The real ship measures 294m (965ft) long which make this model’s scale 1:565.
The LEGO Queen Victoria Ideas set includes 2061 parts.
Cunard Line a leading operator of passenger ships on the North Atlantic was founded in 1840 and recently celebrated 175 years of operation in 2015. Cunard Line ships have distinctive red funnels with two black stripes.
Queen Victoria is a Vista-Class passenger ship. This class of ship are built in Italy at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard. Vista-Class ships are built to Panamax guidelines, which means that they will fit into the locks and can transit Panama Canal.
As well as Cunard, Vista-Class ships are operated by Holland America Line, P&O Cruises and Costa Crociere.
Azipod is type of podded marine propulsion unit which sits outside the hull. It consists of a fixed pitch propeller mounted on a steerable pod unit. Queen Victoria has two Azipod thrusters.
What do you think of the this LEGO Cruise Ship model? Have you been on the Queen Victoria ship? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!