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Ship of Steel: Arabic (1881)

Arabic (1881) was the first White Star liner built with a steel hull. Launched on 30 April 1881, the 4,386-ton…

Classic Cruising
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Sovereign of the Seas

As she departed on her maiden voyage in January 1988, Royal Caribbean’s Sovereign of the Seas held the distinction of…

Disasters at Sea
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The Unlucky Dunedin Star

Dunedin Star (1936) ran out of luck in a big way on 29 November 1942. On that day the Blue…

Liners at War
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Olympic Goes to War

On 2 November 1914 Olympic (1911) was removed from White Star Line service and ordered to head directly to Belfast…