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Aquitania

This picture of Aquitania was taken on 23 August, 1943. It shows the ship at anchor while inbound to New York to collect another load of servicemen bound for Scotland. The Second World War brought this ship the greatest tests she would ever face. I doubt her designers and builders could have gues

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She certainly had a long career and was well worn by her last voyage. Had WWII not started she was supposed to be scrapped when the new Queen Elizabeth entered service. Instead she served another hard ten years.
 

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