The White Star Collection: A Shipping Line in Postcards

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A sumptuous and delightful collection of postcards trace the history of the White Star Line. White Star Line was originally founded in Liverpool in 1845 to travel to Australia but was eventually purchased by Thomas Ismay and transformed into the successful Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Cleverly merging with Harland and Wolff, the line focussed on luxury over speed, developing many of the world's favourite vessels: Oceanic, Titanic, Olympic, Britannic, and Majestic. Finally merging with its great rival Cunard in the 1930s ...

The White Star Collection: A Shipping Line in Postcards 2011, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752459370

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