Royal visitor passes by

THE WORLDS largest ocean liner passed through Scarborough’s coast today.

The Queen Mary 2 was due to make her third sail past the town this morning having previously visited in 2004 and 2009.

Queen Mary 2 makes her third appearence off Scarborough, as she makes a close pass, heading South en route to Southhampton. Picture by Andrew Higgins  113801b

Queen Mary 2 makes her third appearence off Scarborough, as she makes a close pass, heading South en route to Southhampton. Picture by Andrew Higgins 113801b

The vessel carries 2,620 passengers and 1,253 crew.

Special thanks to English Heritage and the staff at Scarborough Castle for allowing us to film from the unique and stunning vantage point overlooking Scarborough.

See tomorrow’s Scarborough Evening News for pictures.