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IN PURSUIT OF RETRO; CRUISE SHIPS GO BACK TO THE FUTURE

There’s been a bit of a quiet revolution going on among some of the cruise lines in the past few years. After years on end of new, looming floating tower blocks, each more staggering in scale than the last, there has been  a subtle, yet definite return in some quarters to a more classic style of ocean liner look. 389 more words

COMING SOON- THE CHI-TANIC

Like some fantastic, improbable sea monster rising from the depths of a deathless legend, a familiar shape is fast assuming solid form in a Chinese shipyard. 635 more words

White Star SS Olympic guided in by tugboats Geo K Kirkham and Dowmer

Title: White Star SS Olympic guided in by tugboats Geo K Kirkham and Dowmer

Date: June 21st, 1911

Photographer: Detroit Publishing Co.

Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/det1994003065/PP/

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Detroit Publishing Company

White Star Diner - Kennedy Street

For many years the White Star Diner was a mainstay of Winnipeg’s Exchange District. The diner was a little hole in the wall on Albert Street. 739 more words

Reviews And Such

WAS CAPTAIN SMITH CONCERNED ABOUT TITANIC?

Over the years, the much maligned and romanticised Captain Smith of the Titanic has posthumously come across as something of a casual, urbane chancer; a man whose breezy manner of doing things was the ultimate catalyst for the worst maritime disaster of the time. 1,214 more words

SAILING 105 YEARS AGO TODAY; STEAMSHIP TITANIC, DESTINATION NEW YORK.....

Soon after noon on Wednesday, April 10th 1912, the ropes that had shackled the awesome bulk of RMS Titanic to her Southampton berth for a week were shrugged off like so many sodden strands, her trio of giant propellers kicked up the mud and sand of the River Itchen and, under the careful husbandry of six local tugs, the biggest moving object on the face of the planet began to inch gingerly forward to the cheers of a large crowd, gathered on the quayside. 1,293 more words

CRYSTAL SYMPHONY AND SERENITY TO GET NEW PENTHOUSE SUITES, DINING OPTIONS

As part of a massive refurbishment project that will also include several new dining options, both Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will be dry docked to allow for considerable enhancements to their current passenger accommodation. 540 more words

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