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Encyclopedia > RMS Adriatic (1907)

RMS Adriatic was an ocean liner belonging to the White Star Line. She was the fourth of a quartet of ships weighing over 20,000 tons, dubbed The Big Four. She was the first ocean liner to have an indoor swimming pool and Turkish bath. An ocean liner is a large passenger ship, typically a motorized vessel that undertakes longer voyages on the open sea primarily for the purpose of transporting people from one place to another. ... White Star Line logo and burgee If you are looking for the Babylon 5 starships, see the article White Star. ... A Turkish bath is a method of cleansing the body and relaxation that was particularly popular during the Victorian era. ...

She was launched on 20 September 1906 (the same day as the Cunard Line's Mauretania), and set off on her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on 8 May 1907. She remained in passenger service during the First World War. September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Cunard Line formerly Cunard White Star Line is the British cruise line that operates the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) and RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) ocean liners. ... The RMS Mauretania at sea. ... Liverpool waterfront by night, as seen from the Wirral. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ...

Adriatic left Liverpool for the last time on 19 December 1934, and was scrapped in Japan in 1935. December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


  • Length: 222.7m (729 feet)
  • Weight: 24,541 gross tons
  • Speed: 17 knots
  • Passenger capacity: 2,875






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