A stern view of the Britannic, Queen Mary, and Mauretania in New York with the camera looking toward the Manhattan skyline. The picture was taken on May 17th, 1951. A bow view of this same scene, also taken from the air, can be seen at the following Link: http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/show
Through the work of some skilled artist, the Britannic is shown as she would have appeared while in peacetime service. The original image is actually a late 1915 hospital ship view that has been heavily worked over. The large gantry davits shown on the ships stern were never actually installed, a
This is a fine view White Star lines first motor vessel the Britannic of 1930. She would become a Cunard White Star liner from 1934 onwards. A survivor of troopship service throughout World War 2, she would sail on as a passenger liner in her original company colors, until she was the last remainin
The foredeck of the MV Britannic is seen in the late 1930s during an arrival in New York. Passenger luggage has been gathered on deck, and some tourist class passengers are seen coming up on deck to view the city skyline.
Britannic fitting out, 1915. In front of her is Justicia and an unknown battleship in the foreground. Photo was previously IDed as Olympic, but the davit at the base of the first funnel discounts this.
The Hospital Ship Britannic is seen at Mudros Harbor, Greece on October 3, 1916. This view provides an excellent view of the huge Gantry style davits used to launch the large clusters of lifeboats installed around the liners forth funnel. Britannic would strike a mine and sink in the Aegean Sea, l