The White Star Line originally planned for its three Olympic-class linersOlympicTitanic and Britannicto operate a weekly transatlantic express service. One of the bands on the SS Homeric - May The ship was completed and entered service two years later. The new liner performed remarkably well on her trials; she was noted for her stability in rough weather, a characteristic that would earn her many loyal passengers. The Japanese press even accused the Homeric ' s crew of racism.
RMS Homeric, originally launched as Columbus, was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd and Homeport: Liverpool,England. Nickname(s): "Home at sea" She was sold to the White Star Line inwhich named her Homeric. Her sister ship.
Home Lines was an Italian passenger shipping company that operated both ocean liners and from Norwegian America Line, which was renamed SS Argentina and placed on transatlantic routes from Genoa to South The Homeland was sold for scrap inleaving Home Lines with just two ships, Italia and Homeric.
Another former Matson liner, built in as Mariposa for the U.S. West Coast – Pacific service. Cruising the Past: History of Home Line’s SS HOMERIC: Originally the SS Mariposa. She was a luxury ocean liner launched in ; one of four ships in the Matson Lines “White Fleet.
Come quick' from the Japanese freighter Raifuku Maru which was listing dangerously in heavy seas and taking on water. Although the building is not generally open to the public as it is now used at a storage facility on some occasions visitors are allowed in by the owners.
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However when she arrived, Raifuku Maru was listing at a 30 degree angle, and the rough seas prevented Homeric from getting close enough to rescue any of the stricken ship's crew, who had attempted unsuccessfully to get away in their lifeboats, which were smashed by the rough seas. She was sold to the White Star Line inwhich named her Homeric.
RMS Homeric, originally launched as Columbus, was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd and She was sold to White Star Line inwhich named her Homeric.
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Many airmen travelled to and from Europe on this ship - June When Olympic re-entered civilian service inshe lacked any suitable running mates. One of many "lounge rooms" on the SS Homeric - May Courtesy Gary Davis. Homeric ' s crew and passengers watched helplessly as the Japanese freighter sank with all thirty eight of her crew.