Olympic, Titanic, Britannic: An Illustrated History of the Olympic Class Ships

Olympic Titanic Britannic An Illustrated History of the Olympic Class Ships A 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 pl

  • Title: Olympic, Titanic, Britannic: An Illustrated History of the Olympic Class Ships
  • Author: Mark Chirnside
  • ISBN: 9780752453101
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A 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, theyA 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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    1. This book helped immensely with research about the Olympic Class ships. Highly recommended. I borrowed it from the library.

    2. Amazing! Complete detailed history of all three Olympic class ships! Great photos as well as great research.

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