Promising Future, Doomed Ship
This beautiful reproduced poster from the Edward Michael World War I Poster Collection was a 1914 promotion for the Cunard White Star Line’s newest transatlantic passenger liner. Sister ship to the Titanic, she was launched in November 1914 with design modifications learned from the Titanic disaster. With the outbreak of World War I, she was immediately refitted as a hospital ship for wounded British soldiers. On one of several missions in the Mediterranean, she struck an underwater mine and sank in one hour with 30 lives lost. However, unlike the Titanic story, the majority of crew and patients were rescued. Brittanic was the largest ship lost in the War and still lies at the bottom of the Mediterranean.
Reproduction print on archival paper: image size 20 x 30 in. No mat, shipped rolled.
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