Painting done by Frank H. Mason for use as a Cunard poster in 1939.
I think he should have lowered the ship a little beneath the horizon, it looks a bit like a sinking stage background tapestry that which is ahead of the bow. But compared to what the average Montague Dawson clipper parades itself o
The Mauretania is shown under escort in the Western Approaches as she heads for the French Port of Brest in 1918. Burnell Pooles painting gives an accurate and detailed view of the ship as she appeared while camouflaged for transport duty during World War 1. Even in moderate swells, the military
According to the guy I purchased this picture from, the image shows the new Mauretania leaving her builders yard of Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, England in late May, 1939. Her career would just get started, when the Second World War would break out and change the course of her life.
Mauretania arrived at Rosyth on the evening of 4 July, 1935. The piper seen in this image was there to greet her as the ship was tied up alongside the river side of Metal Industries large dry dock. He would play the lament Flowers of the Forest, and was photographed while doing so in a well-reme
Just arrived this photo from friend Bill Miller in NY and told him Ships Nostalgia would enjoy this one!
Mauretania arriving Manhattan c. 1960. Taken from the Terrace Sun Deck of Queen Elizabeth. Looks like Elizabeth has just arrived as well. Boat Drill (crew drill).
The caption from Bill, &q
Mauretania at Landing Stage, Liverpool.
Name: RMS Mauretania
Owner: 19061934: Cunard Line, 19341935: Cunard White Star Line
Operator: Cunard Line
Port of registry: United Kingdom Liverpool
Route: SouthamptonCobhNew York City
Builder: Swan Hunter, Northumberland, United Kingdom
This shot of the Mauretania was taken at Southampton in the mid-1920s. Because of an absence of any of the larger ships of the time, its also kind of a deceiving picture in that the liner looks exceptionally large for a 31,000 ton ship. She towers over everything else in sight except for the por
This picture was taken on 9 January, 1950, and it shows the Queen Elizabeth heading over to the King George V graving dock. The Aquitania, seen on the left, had just been withdrawn from active service by Cunard less than a month before this picture was taken. The second Mauretania, partially enshr