CUNARD liner Queen Elizabeth returns to Greenock next week but will leave the town a couple of hours earlier than expected.
Queen Elizabeth is due to berth at the Ocean Terminal around 8am on Thursday (2 August). The ship had been expected to leave late afternoon but her departure is now scheduled for 3.30pm.
At 90,900-tonnes, Queen Elizabeth is the second largest Cunarder ever built. She came to the Clyde for the first time in September last year, during her maiden season.
Queen Elizabeth passing Gourock last year
She leaves Southampton on Friday then calls at South Queensferry, Invergordon and Kirkwall before heading to Greenock, then on to Liverpool, Dublin, Cobh and St Peter Port.
Queen Elizabeth can carry almost 2,100 passengers and has 1,000 crew.
Before her arrival, two other cruise ships will be at Greenock – first-time caller 12,700-tonne Kristina Katarina on Saturday and regular visitor Ocean Countesson Tuesday.
Photos of Queen Elizabeth on the Clyde