History - Hurricane Luis
Queen Elizabeth 2
Trans Atlantic Voyage
Westbound from Southampton and Cherbourg
to New York City.
7th September - 12th September, 1995.
Record of contact with
Highest winds - 130 miles per hour.
10th and 11th September, 1995.
The following information was
recorded in the ship's log:
Average wave height - 40 feet
with one specific wave at 0205 hrs (11 Sep) estimated at 90 feet.
Nearest position to the "eye" - 130 miles.
Ship's speed reduced to 5 knots.
Captain R. W. Warwick
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