Titel: Passenger ships of the United Kingdom
RMS Queen Elizabeth 2, RMS Olympic, SS Great Britain, HMHS Britannic, RMS Queen Mary, RMS Lusitania, RMS Titanic, Clan Line, SS Great Eastern, RMS Mauretania, RMS Empress of Ireland, RMS Aquitania, SS Imperator, RMS Umbria, RMS Etruria.
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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 149. Chapters: RMS Queen Elizabeth 2, RMS Olympic, SS Great Britain, HMHS Britannic, RMS Queen Mary, RMS Lusitania, RMS Titanic, Clan Line, SS Great Eastern, RMS Mauretania, RMS Empress of Ireland, RMS Aquitania, SS Imperator, RMS Umbria, RMS Etruria, RMS Campania, USS Artemis, RMS Caronia, HMT Southland, RMS Dunottar Castle, SS Lavia, RMS Carpathia, SS Nomadic, SS Inkosi, SS Mongolia, SS Teutonic, SS Merion, SS Connemara, HMY Britannia, RMS Mooltan, HMT Royal Edward, RMS Lucania, RMS Ivernia, RMS Persia, RMS Saxonia, RMS Carinthia, RMS Scotia, SS Reina del Mar, TSS Duke of Lancaster, RMS Viceroy of India, SS Orduna, Matthew, RMS Maloja, SS Zeeland, SS Volturno, RMS St Helena, SS City of Paris, SS City of Berlin, SS City of Brussels, SS Zealandic, SS Bokhara, RMS Franconia, TSS Duke of Clarence, Ellan Vannin, RMS Andania, SS Minnewaska, SS Bremen, Meander, Duke of York, RMS Cedric, Kent, MV Balmoral, SS Megantic, SS Montrose, SS Laurentic, Tuxedo Princess, SS Ophir, RMS Alaunia, SS London, SS Transylvania, SS Lapland, SS Armenian, RMS Ascania, SS Doric, PS Alfred, PS Anglia, SS Orbita, RMS Aurania, TSS Duke of Argyll, TSS Duke of Rothesay, SS Scotia, SS Cameronia, RMS Duke of Lancaster, TSS Rathmore, SS Ypiranga, TSS Hibernia, SS Omrah, TSS King Orry, TSS Duke of Cumberland, TSS Slievemore, MV Cambria, MV Hibernia, TSS Duke of Cornwall, RMS Duke of Argyll, TSS Scotia, SS Indus, TSS Slieve League, RMS Arabia, TSS Cambria, PS Telegraph, TSS Mona's Queen, PS Greenore, PS Alexandra, TSS Slieve Bloom, PS Thomas Dugdale, TSS Colleen Bawn, TSS Mellifont, TSS Slieve Gallion, RMS Duke of Rothesay, TSS Duke of York, PS Sea Nymph, TSS Duke of Connaught, SS Cymric, PS Cambria, TSS Duke of Albany, TSS Slieve Bawn, PS Tredagh, PS Royal Consort, PS Hibernia, PS Countess of Erne, PS Kathleen Mavourneen, PS Iverna, TSS Curraghmore, TSS Anglia, PS Lily, PS Violet, PS Admiral Moorsom, PS Lune, PS Norah Creina, PS Stanley, TSS South Stack, TSS Galtee More, PS Banshee, TSS Slieve More, PS Princess of Wales, PS Earl Spencer, PS Prince of Wales, Mona's Isle, PS Earl of Ulster, RMS Antonia, Snaefell, Tynwald, PS Shamrock, PS Isabella, PS Rose, PS Duke of Connaught, PS Queen Victoria, Royal Adelaide, SS Jeddah, RMS Royal Adelaide, Sea Launch Commander, Enmore, SS City of London, Sula II, SS Minnedosa. Excerpt: RMS Lusitania was a British ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by John Brown and Company of Clydebank, Scotland which entered service with the Cunard Line on 26 August 1907. The ship was named after the ancient Roman province of Lusitania, which is part of present day Portugal. During the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against Britain, the ship was identified and torpedoed by the German U-boat U-20 on 7 May 1915 and sank in eighteen minutes. She went down eleven miles (19 km) off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland, killing 1,198 of the 1,959 people aboard, leaving 761 survivors. The sinking turned public opinion in many countries against Germany, contributed to the American entry into World War I and became an iconic symbol in military recruiting campaigns of why the war was being fought. Lusitania was constructed as part of the competition between the Cunard Line and other shipping lines, principally from Germany, for the trans-Atlantic passenger trade. Whichever company had the fastest and most luxurious ships had a commercial advantage: Lusitania and her sister Mauretania together provided a r...