London dustcart. 1910.
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Engine room of the HMHS Brittanic under construction.
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Every time the subject of the Britannic surfaces, I'm reminded of the story of Violet Jessop...
Violet Constance Jessop (2 October 1887 – 5 May 1971) was an Irish Argentine ocean liner stewardess and nurse who is known for surviving the disastrous sinkings of both RMS Titanic and her sister ship, HMHS Britannic, in 1912 and 1916, respectively. In addition, she had been on board RMS Olympic, the eldest of the three sister ships, when it collided with a British warship Called HMS Hawke, in 1911.
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