Baggage Label for the Cunard Line
A fine example of a luggage label - a bag label for the Cunard Line, featuring a picture of the RMS Mauretania. According to the notes on the reverse of this tag, the baggage attached to this particular label was destined for the hold on a journey from New York to Southampton, sailing on 1st November 1933 on the RMS Aquitania. The passenger (Miss Alberta Agnes Sharpe) is detailed as a 'Tourist', residing on Deck C, Stateroom no.141, bed B!
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SS 'Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse', 1900
Photograph of the stern of the North German Lloyd Liner 'Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse' at sea, 1900. This liner was built by the Vulcan Shipyards at Stettin with the aim of winning the Blue Riband. Launched in 1897, by the Kaiser himself, she made the Transatlantic run in 5 days and 20 hours in the same year to claim the title. She served on the TransAtlantic run until 1914, when she was taken over by the German Navy as an auxiliary cruiser. In August of the same year, she was sunk after being attacked by HMS 'Highflyer'.
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The Old Frigate Iris with Her Freight of Cable Alongside the Great Eastern at Sheerness
The Old Frigate Iris with Her Freight of Cable Alongside the Great Eastern at Sheerness: The Cable Passed from the Hulk to the Great Eastern, 1865.
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