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EAN-139780715378656   EAN-13 barcode 9780715378656
Product NameOlympic, Titanic, Britannic: An Illustrated History Of The Olympic Class Ships
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
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Price New252.84 US Dollars    (curriencies)
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Width9.75 inches    (convert)
Height9 inches    (convert)
Length0.5 inches    (convert)
Weight32 ounces    (convert)
AuthorMark Chirnside
Page Count168
BindingHardcover
Published05/01/2012
Long DescriptionA pictorial celebration of the world-famous sister ships: the Olympic-class liners A maritime expert tells the story of the sister ships using previously unseen pictures, passenger diaries, and deck plans, illustrating Olympic's successful career; the premature ends of her two unfortunate sisters; and the experiences of those onboard. Designed for passenger comfort, they were intended to provide luxurious surroundings and safe, reliable service rather than record-breaking speed. Ironically, fate decreed that only Olympic would ever complete a single commercial voyage and she went on to serve for a quarter of a century in peace and war. Titanic's name would become infamous after she sank on her maiden voyage. The third sister, Britannic , saw a brief and commendable career as a hospital ship during World War I, sinking in the Aegean Sea in 1916.
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