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    Leyland Line Brass Buttons: Why a "Fouled Anchor"?

    Apologies if this isn't the right thread to ask such an odd question (This has nothing to do with the Californian). I've noticed that Brass Buttons on Leyland Line Officers coats have the relief image of an "Fouled Anchor" on them. Considering some superstitions or beliefs that some feel can be...
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    The SS Californian and Dundee: Scotland's Forgotten Leviathan (Paper)

    On the 29th September 1900, the Caledon Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd would receive an order from the Leyland Line to construct a new ship that would be the largest ever built in Dundee. This ship would become the SS Californian. In what initially began as a small sentence in a...