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RMS Caronia: Cunard's Green Goddess (Classic Liners)


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Previously unpublished photographs and rare memorabilia, including work from maritime artist Robert Lloyd, enrich this photographic history of one of Cunard's most beloved liners
 
Painted in shades of green and known affectionately as the "Green Goddess," Cunard’s Caronia of 1949 ushered in the era of modern cruising, and here is her incredible story. She represented Britain’s recovery and the rebirth of the world’s maritime industry after the devastation of World War II, designed almost exclusively for an untapped passenger market: luxury cruising. With such illustrious Cunard predecessors as the Queen Mary, the ill-fated Lusitania, and the record-breaker Mauretania, Caronia was an instant favorite with the world’s rich and famous. She gathered an exclusive, often American, clientele—the "mink and diamonds set"—who sailed on her year after year. Many passengers lived on board for years, giving her the air of an ultra-wealthy country club. While under tow to the breaker’s yard, she met her end on the rocks at Guam after running aground during a typhoon. Her subsequent salvage was the largest ever undertaken by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Manufacturer:The History Press
Brand:Brand: The History Press
Publisher:The History Press
Studio:The History Press
EAN:9780752457918
Item Weight:0.96 pounds
Item Size:0.3 x 9 x 9 inches
Package Weight:0.97 pounds
Package Size:8.8 x 0.3 x 0.3 inches

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