White Star Ship, the Britannic, Will Also Have More Bulkheads
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:
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(1912) INNER SKIN FOR NEW LINER New-York Tribune (ref: #19169, accessed 2nd May 2016 06:56:19 AM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/inner-skin-for-new-liner-19169.html
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Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Sunday 16th September 2012, last updated Saturday 12th September 2015.