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Nearly completed, yet laid up at Danzig during World War I, Columbus was ceded to Britain as a war reparation vessel at the conflict’s end. She was then purchased by White Star Line and fitted out in Danzig under close Harland & Wolff supervision. White Star called its new acquisition Homeric (1922), a name that was originally assigned to a company liner announced in 1913 yet never built.

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Homeric (1922) on a French postcard.

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