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Andy A Carter

Andy A Carter

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In the early 1910s when Olympic and Titanic were in service, how many other Liners were making a regular crossing from England, Europe etc to America?

Also does anyone have the Shipping Lines as well as the names of the Liners at that time.

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Andy
 
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There were hundreds of liners and dozens of companies.

In the UK alone there were Cunard Line, Allan Line, Canadian-Pacific Line, Atlantic Transport Line, American Line, Anchor Line, Dominion Line etc etc to pick from on the North Atlantic routes. That's without getting started on routes to South America, West Africa, South Africa or "East of Suez"

Then there are the two big German competitors to WSL and Cunard - North German Lloyd and Hamburg-America. The Dutch company Holland-America did good trade and so did the French CGT.
 
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Thank you for the Info so far.

So, as Titanic and Olympic were making there crossings, how many (Ballpark) other large Liners were on there way to and back from America?
 
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