100 Years of Burdigala & Britannic

1916 – 2016 A Centennial worth celebrating! The three protagonists: HMHS Britannic, S/S Burdigala & U-73. Model rendering by Dimitri Galon It was on the morning of 14th November 1916 when S/S Burdigala[1], a 12.380 GRT displacement steam liner commandeered by the French Navy and converted to a ‘Croiseur Auxiliaire’, heading from Salonika towards Toulouse, while passing through the Kea...

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Britannic panelling to be auctioned

Interiors from the HMHS Britannic, identical to those used on the Titanic, have been discovered and are set for auction in Ireland on May 1. The panelling from two luxurious state rooms on Titanic’s sister ship, the Britannic, will take centre stage at an historic two-day auction in Ireland on May 1-2. Rediscovered after their use in a Dublin city-centre...

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Britannic

Britannic, British liner that was a sister ship of the Olympic and the Titanic. Never operating as a commercial vessel, it was refitted as a hospital ship during World War I and sank in 1916 after reportedly striking a mine. The Britannic was built by the Belfast firm of Harland and Wolff as part Britannic , in full His Majesty’s...

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BRITANNIC | Definition of BRITANNIC by Oxford Dictionary on Lexico.com also meaning of BRITANNIC

What is the definition of BRITANNIC? What is the meaning of BRITANNIC? How do you use BRITANNIC in a sentence? What are synonyms for BRITANNIC? Definition of Britannic in English: Britannic Pronunciation /briˈtanik/ /brɪˈtænɪk/ Translate Britannic into Spanish adjective dated (chiefly in names or titles) of Britain or the British Empire. ‘he answered His Britannic Majesty’s call to arms’ ‘Her...

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