Launched in 1914, two years after the ill-fated voyage of sister ship, the HMHS Britannic
was intended to be superior to her twin.
The mammoth 38-ton bronze propeller, still turning maximum rotations, in an attempt to beach the stricken ship, rose above the waterline as the HMHS Britannic
began to list heavily bow down to starboard.
c, the sister ship d th Ol i The Britannic
, the sister ship to the Titanic and the Olympic, was launched in 1914 and became a hospital ship.
is often unjustly overlooked in comparison to her elder siblings, writes maritime historian Simon Mills, authoS r of a new book, The Unseen Britannic
- The Ship In Rare Illustrations (History Press, PS20).
The former Great Wyrley High School pupil had been commissioned by National Geographic to survey unseen parts of the Britannic
"It says 'MV Britannic
; expected time of arrival, 10am, Monday.' On the morning tide."
Hostilities commence next Tuesday when Birmingham solicitors Challinors meet tournament newcomers The Mainstay Group, at Britannic
The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and the Britannic
, owned by the White Star Line and built by Harland and Wolff at Belfast.
They were with United Friendly and Britannic
LIFE insurer Resolution said yesterday it was pondering another big deal just months after merging with Britannic
A SMART upper ground floor apartment in Britannic
Park, a landmark development in the leafy suburb of Moseley, less than three miles from Birmingham City Centre.
Assurance told him his insurance policy was worth pounds 7660.