|Photographer:||Gordy [View profile]||Title:||GEORGIC||Added:||Jul 17, 2012|
||Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950|
Name: MV Georgic
Owner: 1932-1934: White Star Line
1934-1949: Cunard White Star Line
1949-1956: Cunard Line
Route: Liverpool - New York
Maiden voyage: 25 June 1932
In service: 1932-1941, 1945-1956
Out of service: 1956
Fate: Bombed and sunk July 1941, salvaged by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd October 1941, refloated and refurbished 1942-1944, resumed service as a troop transport in 1945, resumed civilian service 1948, scrapped 1956.
Status: Scrapped 1956
Tonnage: 27,759 gross tons
Length: 711 ft
Propulsion: Twin propellers, diesel electric propulsion
Speed: 19 knots
Photo Credits: The Late Allan Green Collection Vic Australia
Cheers and GB
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She looked better with her two funnels if I am correct Mr Dot |
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as built, the georgic was a splendid design, but looked rather spartin after her wartime rebuild! a real nice post, thanks, mrdot. |
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