RMS Caronia - Cunard Line
RMS Caronia - Cunard Line - launched in 1904 - scrapped in 1932. The start of World War I caused her to be requisitioned as an armed merchant cruiser. In 1916, she became a troopship and served in that role for the duration, returning to the Liverpool-New York run after the War. Date: 1905
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Baggage Label for the Cunard Line
A fine example of a luggage label - a bag label for the Cunard Line, featuring a picture of the RMS Mauretania. According to the notes on the reverse of this tag, the baggage attached to this particular label was destined for the hold on a journey from New York to Southampton, sailing on 1st November 1933 on the RMS Aquitania. The passenger (Miss Alberta Agnes Sharpe) is detailed as a 'Tourist', residing on Deck C, Stateroom no.141, bed B!
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The Deck of the SS 'Gallia', 1879
Engraving showing the deck, funnel and masts of the Cunard Company's Steamship 'Gallia' at sea, 1879. Launched earlier that year, the 'Gallia' worked for the Cunard Line until 1897 when she was sold to the Beaver Line. Two years later she was sold to the Allan Line and the next year she was stranded on Sorel Point, Quebec, then salvaged and finally scrapped.
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