White Star Ship, the Britannic, Will Also Have More Bulkheads
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Liverpool, Sept. 11---The White Star Company announces that its new
50,000-ton steamer will be named Britannic.

It will have a complete inner skin and the bulkheads will be increased. It
will be capable of floating with six compartments flooded, and will have a
tonnage of 5,000 more than the Olympic.

Relates to Ship:
Britannic (2)

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Mark Baber

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(1912) INNER SKIN FOR NEW LINER New-York Tribune (ref: #19169, accessed 31st August 2015 08:48:18 PM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/inner-skin-for-new-liner-19169.html

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