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M. V. Brittanic

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Please don’t overlook the M V Brittanic in your celebration.  She was the first motor vessel in the Cunard fleet and served as a troop carrier during WW 2.

Reconditioned after the war, she sailed on her “maiden” voyage from Liverpool to New York in May 1948.  I was a passenger when she sailed triumphantly into New York harbor, I believe on May 26, I believe!  What a supreme moment for Cunard!  She has since been laid to rest, but her memories remain in a young lad’s mind!  Jeffrey Erskine


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