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Mauretania Build

This is a view from the aft looking forward at the 'Mauretania', showing the installation of the forward coal bunkers – an original Magic Lantern slide is dated 04/04/1905.

 

RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside.

 

Reference: TWAS:DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/1

 

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Taken on November 9, 2010