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Aquitania aground at Southampton

Aquitania aground at Southampton

On April 10, 1935, the Aquitania ran aground on the underwater, prehistoric forest, known as the Thorn Knoll, just outside the port at Southampton. She remained hard aground for over 26 hours before being freed. It took the offloading of much of her fuel, the assistance of 11 tugs, and her own pow

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Red Funnel paddler in attendance. Looks like "Duchess of Cornwall" (1896, 302grt)
 

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