Queen Anne, the luxury Cunard liner due to arrive in her homeport of Southampton tomorrow, is the 249th ship to sail under the Cunard flag.

She will complete a quartet alongside Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, marking the first time since 1999 that Cunard will have four ships in simultaneous service. 

Here's the Queen Anne fact file in full:

Length - 322.5m

Size - 113,000 gross tons

Height - 64 metres above the water

Width - 35.6 metres 

Capacity - 3,000 guests 

Crew - 1,225

Draft - 8.12 metres 

Maximum speed - 22 knots or 40.7 km/h

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Queen Anne will have 15 eateries onboard with four new concept dining experiences - Aji Wa, Aranya, Sir Samuel's and Tramoto. Michel Roux Jr has been working alongside Cunard's development chefs on the menus for the Queens Grill restaurant and The Golden Lion pub. 

Daily Echo: Queen Anne's Golden Lion pub

As well as a host of entertainment venues, and wellness facilities, Queen Anne will boast the largest curated art collection at sea. 

Celebrated producer David Pugh will oversee the theatre programme, including a specially adapted production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. Pride and Prejudice (sort of) will make its at sea premiere on the ship and guests can enjoy silent discos.

Daily Echo: Grand Suite bathroom onboard Queen Anne

Grand Suites will be the epitome of luxury, with a dedicated dining room with butler's pantry, walk in wardrobes, marble finished bathrooms with views out to sea and huge balconies. 

Daily Echo: Queen Anne's wellness suite

Cunard took ownership of the ship during a traditional handover ceremony at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice.

Crowds gathered to wave an emotional farewell to Queen Anne after five years of construction in Italy as she set sail for her homeport of Southampton where she will arrive tomorrow (Tuesday April 30).

Daily Echo: Queen Anne during sea trials

Her seven-night maiden voyage to Lisbon gets underway on Friday (May 3).

Mediterranean cities, the historic streets of Northern Europe, and Norway’s picturesque fjords are all set to welcome Queen Anne in 2024.

Her first world voyage is due to set sail on January 2025, with 30 ports of call across five continents, taking in the US, Central America, the Pacific Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, then back to Europe.