Here, you will find all the
articles about ships, ranging from 1838 to 1969. They are listed chronologically,
starting with the Great Western. We have divided the ships in
decades so there will not be any confusion when it comes to different
ships that carried the same name (e.g. Britannic (I), (II) and
(III)). The name selected for ships that carried several names (e.g.
Columbus/Republic and Bismarck/Majestic)
is the name the ship in question bore on her maiden voyage. Inside the
documents, all the names the ship carried in intended passenger service
are shown as head line. War-renamings (e.g. Normandie - Lafayette)
or other temporary renamings (e.g. Ile de France - Furansu
Maru) are not shown other than mentioned in the text below. The
years below the head line is the ship's lifespan, starting with the
year of its maiden voyage, and ending with either the year the ship
was sold for scrap, declared a total loss (never returning to service)
or met its demise in an accident. The company logo at the top of the
document is that of the company the ship belonged to when setting out
on the maiden voyage. The bottom table of each page shows the basic
specifications of the ship. If not otherwise noted, these show the ship's
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Some topics we find interesting
enough to write about, but as it does not fit among the Ship Histories,
we place them here in this little 'gold-mine' for ship buffs. This page
is divided into two sections; 'Maritime Trivia' and 'Facts & Figures'.
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Some of the ocean liner links
we have found interesting, arranged by their contents.
Books, magazines, recorded
material and people who have helped increase our knowledge are listed
in this section.
The fine prizes our site
has won through its existance, listed chronologically. Here, you can
also visit the Hall of Fame, where we have listed all the winners of
our own award - 'The Ocean Liner Resource Award'.
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Here we have listed the most common questions that are sent to us. This way, you might find
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similar questions over and over again.