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Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century'


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Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century' - Chirnside, Mark
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Oceanic was the largest ship in the world when she was launched in 1899. The White Star Line's `Ship of the Century', she was their last express liner before the Olympic and Titanic and her lavish first-class accommodation became renowned among Atlantic travellers. Serving on the company's express service for fifteen years, she earned a reputation for running like clockwork. Days after the outbreak of war, she was commissioned into the Royal Navy and converted into an armed merchant cruiser. However, her new-found status ...

Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century' 2018, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750985789