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Aquitania

Following her conversion to oil fuel at the Armstrong-Whitworth yard up on the Tyne, Aquitania was towed stern first down the river, because of insufficient room to turn her 901-foot length. Once the ship was near the mouth of the river, both her length and depth could be accommodated, and a 180-de

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Olympic beat her back into transatlantic service by a matter of weeks, thus becoming the first big liner to use oil fuel. Interesting how they could never seem to settle on a color for Aquitania's large forward ventilators/kingposts as at various times they appear either white or buff colored.
 

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[COLOR="Navy"]Any 'guesses' as to the 'content' of the top right hand corner 'image'? Knowing our SJC's knowledge the answer will be forthcoming.[/COLOR]
 

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