RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett for the British Cunard Line. She made her maiden voyage on 16 November 1907 and was the world's largest ship until the completion of RMS Olympic in 1911.
In 1915 she was ordered by the British government to serve as a troop ship to carry British soldiers during the Gallipoli Campaign. This photo is from around that period and shows her painted in wartime 'Dazzle Camouflage.'
RMS Mauretania, merchant ship, ca.1915, from vintage postcard, State Library of New South Wales PXE 722-2462 search.sl.nsw.gov.au/permalink/f/1cvjue2/ADLIB110328751
Owner: State Library of NSW
Source: Flickr Commons
The Boston Public Library has this photo captioned "SS Mauretania sailing into N.Y. Harbor with new veterans". Photographer: Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967. www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:5h73qf582
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Cooles Bild, sehr schön.
Ship was until 1934 in use and afterwards scrapped. see for total history nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauretania_(schip,_1907)
Very nice, old photograph.
Built on the River Tyne Wallsend England & there's still a pub called The Mauretania.