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RMS Olympic: The early years

It's easy to start the story of Olympic by talking about a limousine pulling up in front of Downshire House. However this has been over-used in many books and articles. What can one say about the career of Titanic's sister-ship? A brief period…

Olympic Find at Pity Me

Move over Alnwick and Haltwhistle — another location in Northeast England holds artifacts from RMS Olympic, sister-ship of the ill-fated RMS Titanic. While many ocean-liner enthusiasts know about the Olympic fittings at the White Swan Hotel…

RMS Olympic: Another Premature Death?

The ‘Olympic’ class suffered for the most part unfortunate deaths; of the three liners, only two remained in service for more than four days; only one remained in service for more than eleven months. Britannic’s sinking came a little less…