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Title: LANCASTRIA, built 1920

Accession Number: 1987.62.49
Category: POSTCARDS
Type: postcard
Maker:
Place: ENGLAND, Cambridge; SCOTLAND, Glasgow; FRANCE, Saint Nazaire
Date: Before 1940
Materials:
Description: Color photo-lithograph postcard. Starboard bow view of Cunard Line steamship LANCASTRIA ("THE NEW OIL-BURNING LINER"), gross tonnage 16,500, under way. Printed on back of postcard: "PRINTED IN ENGLAND/ LION HOTEL,/ CAMBRIDGE." LANCASTRIA (bu. Wm. Beardmore & Co., Glasgow, Scotland; bombed and sunk by Germans near St. Nazaire, 6/17/1940; 552' x 70'; 579' o.l.)

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