Category:Britannic (ship, 1915)

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Ship[edit]

  • Type: Passenger/cargo (rf)
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Yard No: 433
  • Keel laid:
  • Launch date: 26.2.14
  • Date of completion: 8.12.15
  • Length over all: m
  • LPP: 259.8 m
  • Beam: 28.7 m
  • Draught: m
  • GRT: 48158
  • DWT:
  • NET:
  • Main engine:
  • Speed: 21 kn

History[edit]

  • 1914 Launched as GIGANTIC to be an ocean liner for Oceanic S.N.Co Ltd, Liverpool, White Star Line
  • 1914 Renamed: BRITANNIC
  • 1915 Rebuilt as hospital ship for the Royal Navy Flag: United Kingdom
  • 12.12.1915 In service
  • 21.11.1916 Struck a mine 4 nautical miles west of Port St Nikolo, Zea Channel and sunk in the Aegean sea


English: The British passenger liner RMS Britannic served as a hospital ship in World War I under the name HMHS Britannic.

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