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CUNARDS WHITE STAR LINER MAJESTIC.

CUNARDS WHITE STAR LINER MAJESTIC.

Built by Blohm and Voss of Hamburg for the services of the Hamburg-Amerika line, and was christened the Bismark' Work was not completed until the war was over'when she was finished on Reparations Account for the White Star Line and was renamed the Majestic, she became the H.M.S. CALEDONIA Naval trai

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I wonder if she was built without Topmasts?
 

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This photo shows her near the end of her life. It's April, 1937, and she has been renamed CALEDONIA. Her funnels and masts have been cut down to get her under the Firth of Forth bridge. She went to Rosyth as a stationary training ship. Notice also that her lifeboats have been removed. The ship was destroyed by fire in September, 1939, just as she was being considered for use as a transport.

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