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RMS Mauretania during WW I. The boat is painted, as many were in both world wars, in Dazzle or Razzle Dazzle camoflague. The idea was to disorient attacking U-boats, the paint job supposedly making it hard to determine the target vessel's type and course.

Cunard's Mauretania in dazzle paint doing her part in World War She served as a hospital ship and a troopship and survived the war. In she was converted to oil burning and held her Blue Riband until

Why Gilded Age ocean liners were so luxurious - Curbedclockmenumore-arrow : Putting on the Ritz

Beyond the Titanic: Inside the luxurious ocean liners of the early 20th century

On the Water - Ocean Crossings, Comfort, Courtesy, Safety, Speed

RMS Mauretania. she had her maiden voyage in 1907 and held the Blue Riband for speed for a record 20 years. She worked as transport and hospital ship during WW1 and during her long caree at sea made 269 double crossings of the Atlantic. Her last crossing was in 1934 and the ship was broken up the following year.

RMS Mauretania - Maiden Voyage 1907 - Retired from service 1934 - Scrapped 1935 in Scotland

RMS Mauretania New York Harbos

RMS Aquitania was a Cunard Line ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland. She was launched on 21 April 1913 and sailed on her maiden voyage to New York on 30 May Aquitania was the third in Cuna

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Mauritania (ship) (between 1906 and - RMS Mauretania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The RMS Mauretania with dazzle camouflage in 1915. This method of camouflage was used on battleships and transports to deceive U-Boat commanders and make correct aim difficult. [700  501]

The RMS Mauretania with dazzle camouflage in 1915. This method of camouflage was used on battleships and transports to deceive U-Boat commanders and make correct aim difficult. [700 501]

RMS Mauretania (1907) First Class Smoking Room - A recess in 1st Class Smoke Room - One of six booths along the port and starboard sides of the main room.

RMS Mauretania First Class Smoking Room - A recess in Class Smoke Room - One of six booths along the port and starboard sides of the main room.

RMS Mauretania Second Class Smoking Room - RMS Mauretania (1906) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

RMS Mauretania Second Class Smoking Room - RMS Mauretania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

RMS Mauretania (1906) Free Ship Paper Model Download - http://www.papercraftsquare.com/rms-mauretania-1906-free-ship-paper-model-download.html

This ship paper model is RMS Mauretania an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson for the Britis

RMS Mauretania,built in 1906 was one of the first ocean liners to convert to the steam turbine and was soon followed by all subsequent liners.

RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Swan…

RMS MAURETANIA Naval Cover 1957 PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI PAQUEBOT

RMS MAURETANIA Naval Cover 1957 PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI PAQUEBOT

RMS Mauretania – http://d-b-z.de/web/2013/07/17/sonderstempel-fur-eine-treue-seele/

RMS Mauretania – http://d-b-z.de/web/2013/07/17/sonderstempel-fur-eine-treue-seele/