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Queen Mary Renovation Planned

A news report states that Queen Mary is about to get a long-needed interior renovation. The Los Angeles Times reports…

Liner Stories
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Lucania Stays Connected

When Cunard Line’s Lucania was fatally damaged by fire at Liverpool on 14 August 1909 it marked a sad ending…

Features
People
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United States’ Last Captain

Leroy John Alexanderson, a United States Lines captain and commodore, was born in Brooklyn, New York, on 27 June 1910.…

Disasters at Sea
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Norge and the Granite Iceberg

Until Titanic sank, the Norge tragedy of 1904 was the worst-ever Atlantic maritime disaster. On 28 June 1904, the Danish…

Liners at War
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Queen Mary’s Paravanes

Few ocean liners were ever equipped with paravanes, yet Queen Mary had a complete set. On 5 August 1940, Queen…