Just one year after the hotel’s completion, Mr. Stickney died suddenly, leaving the hotel to his wife, Princess Carolyn, who continued to summer at the hotel every year until her own death, over a decade later.
With 49 documented deaths aboard the ship, ghost stories have long circulated around the majestic vessel. From spirits seen in the passenger quarters, to the well known stories of a little girl in the no longer used pool room, and the ghostly workers still seen manning their stations in the long defunct engine room. It’s a reputation the Queen Mary can’t and doesn’t ignore.
Strange Escapes events feature lectures from paranormal notables, television personalities, authors and more. You will shake their hands, pick their brains, and perhaps even sit down to dinner with them. You will learn things you never knew were possible, and you will leave knowing that you’re not alone in your beliefs.