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 in Alnwick and the Crown Berger paint works in Haltwhistle, few are aware that the Lambton Hounds Inn and […]
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1930s Art Deco in a York tea shop
There is more for ocean liner enthusiasts in the English city of Bristol than simply visiting the S. S. Great Britain. The world’s first great ocean liner, the Great Britain was built by the influential engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel at Bristol’s Great Western Dock in 1843. It was, and still remains, a masterpiece of ship […]
Story of the Empress of Ireland whose loss resulted in the deaths of more passengers than the Titanic disaster.