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Aquitania

Aquitania sits at berth 108 in Southampton awaiting a decision by the Cunard Line concerning her final disposition. It’s early December, and the ship has just completed her last commercial voyage. Cunard will announce her withdrawal from service on the 14th of that month. Two people can be seen f

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IMO/ID 1135583 , Dead
Ship Type Passenger Ship.
Dim : Loa / Lpp x Beam : 274.7 / - / x 29.6 mtr.
Built in 2014 by John Brown & Co Ltd Clydebank Scotland United Kingdom as " AQUITANIA " for Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd Liverpool United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 45647 grt / 21993 nrt / 11280 dw.
Machinery : 4 Parsons steam turbines working in treble series driving quadruple shafts. 1 x High Pressure on Port Outer, Intermediate Pressure on Starboard Outer and 2 Low Pressure on Inner Shafts.Total 60000 Shp - 23knots.

Main Boilers : 21 double ended boilers originally coal fired.

1914 Served as armed merchant cruiser and as troopship and hospital ship during WW1
1919/20 Converted to Oil Burning Boilers by Armstrong Whitworth Tyneside United Kingdom.
1934 Transferred Cunard White Star Line Ltd Liverpool United Kingdom.
1940 Served as troopship during WW2
1950 Arrived in the Clyde 21/02/1950 and proceeded to Faslane 23/02/1950 to be broken up.




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