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RMS Britannic

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Built at Harland and Wolff, Belfast on Thursday 26th February 1914. The RMS Britannic is of about 50,000 tons and 900ft long, an addition to the White Star Line fleet.

The first White Star ship with the name Britannic had beenlaunched in 1874 - see SS Britannic

1916 on the 21st of November the White Star Liner Britannic, in use as a Hospital Ship, was sunk by a mine or torpedo in the Aegean.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1916/12/01