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Table of Contents for
Famous liners of the past, Belfast built

Written and illustrated by Laurence Dunn


Reproduced 2001 with permission of the publisher, Adlard Coles

© [1964] A. Coles

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CONTENTS



FOREWORD                           7

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                   9

ABBREVIATIONS                      9



Harland & Wolff Ltd               11

Workman Clark & Company Ltd       14





The Ships



     ABERDEEN LINE

Pericles                          18

Themistocles, Demosthenes         20

Euripides                         22

Sophocles, Diogenes               24



     ALLAN LINE

Victorian                         26



     ANGLO-AMERICAN OIL COMPANY

Iroquois, Navahoe                 28



     ATLANTIC TRANSPORT LINE

Mesaba ex-Winifreda               30

Minneapolis, Minnehaha, Minnetonka,

     Minnewaska                   32

Minnekahda                        34

Minnewaska 1923, Minnetonka 1924  36



     BELFAST STEAMSHIP COMPANY

Patriotic                         38

Ulster Monarch, Ulster Queen, Ulster

     Prince                       40



     BIBBY LINE

Venetian                          42

Istrian, Iberian, Illyrian        44

Cheshire, Shtropshire             46

Derbyshire                        48

Leicestershire, Gloucestershire   50

Lancashire                        52

Yorkshire                         54

Dorsetshire, Somersetshire        56



     CANADIAN PACIFIC

Melita, Minnedosa                 58



     CITY LINE

City of Landon                    60

City of Exeter                    62

City of Nagpur                    64

City of Venice                    66



     DOMINION LINE

Scotsman                          67

Canada                            68

Columbus                          70



     ELDER DEMPSTER

Abosso, Appam                     72

Accra, Apapa                      74

Achimota                          76



     ELDERS & FYFFES

Patuca, Patia, Caving, Coronado   78



     FURNESS WITHY

Bermuda                           80



     GLEN LINE

Glenshiel                         82



     HAMBURG-AMERICA LINE

Pennsylvania                      84

Amerika                           86

President Lincoln, President

     Grant                        88



     HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE

Rotterdam ex-British Empire 1878  90

Statendam (I)                     92

Nieuw Amsterdam                   94

Rotterdam 1908                    96

Justicia ex-Statendam (II)        98

Statendam (III)                   100



     ALFRED HOLT & COMPANY

Aeneas, Ascanius, Anchises        102

Nestor, Ulysses                   104



     HOULDER LINE

Langton Grange, Denton Grange,

     Rippingham Grange            106



     LAMPORT & HOLT LINE

Vandyck, Vauban, Vestris          108

Vandyck, Voltaire                 110



     LEYLAND LINE

Victorian, Armenian, Cestrian     112

Winifredian, Devonian             114



     MCILWRAITH MCEACHARN & COMPANY

Katoomba                          116



     NELSON LINE

Highland Monarch class            118



     ORIENT LINE

Otranto, Orvieto                  120



     P. & O. LINE

Oceana, Arcadia                   122

China                             124

Marmora, Macedonia                126

Narkunda                          128

Baradine, Barrabool               130

Mooltan, Maloja                   132



     PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

Oropesa, Orissa, Oravia           134

Ortega, Oronsa                    136

Orduna, Orbita                    138

Orca                              140

Oroya                             142



     RED STAR LINE

Lapland                           144

Belgenland                        146



     ROYAL MAIL

Aragon, Amazon                    148

Avon, Asturias                    150

Arlanza, Andes, Almanzora         152

Berbice, Balantia                 154

Essequibo, Ebro                   156

Deseado, Demerara, Desna, Darro,

     Drina                        158

Cardiganshire, Carnarvonshire     160

Brecknockshire                    162

Asturias (II), Alcantara (II)     164



     SHAW SAVILL & ALBION COMPANY

Tainui                            168

Waimana                           170

Waiwera                           172



     UNION LINE

Gascon, Gaika, Goorkha            174

Briton                            176



     UNION-CASTLE LINE

Edinburgh Castle                  178

Arundel Castle                    180

Carnarvon Castle                  182



     UNITED FRUIT COMPANY

Cartago, Pastores, Ulua classes   184



     WARREN LINE

Iowa                              186



     WHITE STAR

   (NORTH ATLANTIC)

Oceanic (I)                       188

Britannic, Germanic               190

Teutonic, Majestic                192

Cymric                            194

Oceanic (II)                      196

Canopic ex-Commonwealth           198

Celtic, Cedric, Baltic, Adriatic  200

Arabic                            202

Laurentic, Megantic               204

Olympic, Titanic, Britannic       206

Vedic                             210

Pittsburgh                        212

Britannic, Georgic                214



     WHITE STAR

    (AUSTRALASIAN)

Medic, Afric, Persic              216

Runic, Suevic                     218

Athenic, Corinthic, Ionic         220

Ceramic                           222



     WHITE STAR

     (TENDERS)

Magnetic, Pontic, Nomadic,

     Traffic                      224





APPENDIX



THE HAZARDS OF PEACE -- AND WAR

Suevic                            228

Justicia ex-Statendam             229



     WARTIME AUSTERITY

Vedic                             230

Orca                              230



     NEW DUTIES-NEW SHAPES

Hektoria ex-Medic                 231

Georgic                           231



FORMER NAMES                      233



INDEX                             235




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