This week marks the 98th anniversary of the launch of the HMHS Britannic, sister ship to the Titanic. The third and largest of the Olympic-class liners built for White Star Line, she too suffered and early and disastrous end. He sister ship Olympic had a longer, but no less distinguished career.
|HMHS Britannic. Allan Green photo|
State Library of Victoria. More photos
Misunderstood Mariners: Edward J. Smith
PBS.org: Lost Liners: Britannic
Mark Chirnside's Reception Room: Interview for Der Navigator
Chris' Cunard Page: Olympic