Ocean Liners
Old Postcard, RMS Queen Mary
RMS Queen Elizabeth
My mum and dad crossed to New York on the "Queen Elizabeth" in
May 1967. They passed the "Queen Mary" on her final commercial
Atlantic crossing.
Three unused postcards of the "Queen Elizabeth" - from left to right, in Cherbourg, Southampton and New York City.
SS Franconia
The "Franconia" . This ship was named after the first "Franconia",
which was sunk during World War I. She was launched in 1922 and
served both as a cruise ship and on the New York-Liverpool route.
During World War II she served as a troop ship, and in 1945 acted as a
floating hotel for Winston Churchill and his staff at the Yalta
Conference. After the war she was restored and served on the
Liverpool-Quebec route. She was finally broken up at Inverkeithing in
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The New, or second, Mauretania - maiden voyage 1939, scrapped
1965. My Auntie Annie and Uncle Reg sailed on her to New York in the
late 1940s or early 50s. The first Mauretania (see our 2nd page) had
four funnels.
I sailed from Southampton to New York on the "Queen Mary"  in January 1963.
A modern postcard which reproduces a
French Cunard poster from the 1930s.
Another modern postcard which reproduces
the cover to a souvenir book about the
Queen Mary.
SS United States
The "United States", now slowly rusting away in dock in Philadelphia -
you can see her clearly on "Google Earth", or see the aerial view on
second page of postcards of old ocean liners.   
The "Ascania" - launched in 1923, broken up in 1957.
MV Britannic
The White Star Line "Britannic".  
Cunard Aquitania
Paquebot France
The "France" in Le Havre."
Two more views of the "Aquitania".
                    Two postcards of the "Aquitania".                                 
The "Caronia".
The "Lusitania" in Liverpool about 1910.
RMS Lusitania.
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SS Espagne, Old Postcard
The SS Espagne in St Nazaire.
SS Malwa
P and O's SS Malwa, launched in 1908 and scrapped in 1932. She
served as a troop ship during WW1.
RMS Homeric
RMS Homeric - formerly the Columbus - of the White Star Line.
SS Dante Alighieri
The SS "Dante Alighieri".
SS Kaiser
The Hamburg-America Line "Kaiser".
SS France
The SS "France" off Le Havre.
P and O's "Naldera".
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P and O's "Viceroy of India".
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SS Comorin
SS Megantic
SS Megantic.
Two old postcards showing the SS President Cleveland.
SS President Lincoln
The SS President Lincoln.
The SS President Polk.
SS President Roosevelt
The SS President Roosevelt.
SS Pretoria Castle
RMS Pretoria Castle.
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