RMS Mauretania afloat after launch

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When: 20 September 1906

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Bow view of the 'Mauretania' taken immediately after launch at the Wallsend yard of Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, 20 September 1906 (TWAM ref. ds.swh/5/3/4/2/B544).

The 'Mauretania' was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside.

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    • 27/Jun/2016 12:26:25

    We'll never see the likes of her again. Thank you for this magnificent photo!