SS 'Caronia', British, 1904.

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Description

Sectional watercolour drawing (scale 1:87) showing a longtitudinal cut-away view of the transatlantic liner's eight decks. Built at Clydebank as the Cunard Steamship Company's last liner with reciprocating engines, she could carry 300 first-class, 326 second-class and 2000 third-class passengers, with 710 officers and crew. In April 1912 she broadcast an iceberg warning a few hours before the 'Titanic' disaster.
 

Image Ref.

10265976