The Unseen Olympic: The Ship in Rare Illustrations
Patrick Mylon (Author)
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DescriptionRMS Olympic was created during a period of intense competition between the north Atlantic shipping lines. Sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and the all-too-briefly successful Britannic, Olympic encompassed all the qualities White Star Line was striving for in size, opulence, and luxury. Moreover, she was the only sister to enjoy a lengthy and distinguished career, including time spent as a troopship in World War I. She served as the White Star flagship from 1911 to 1935, when she was finally scrapped. This illustrated history is packed with stunning postcards, images, and memorabilia from author Patrick Mylon's unrivaled collection. Also featuring passenger lists, advertisements, menus, log abstract cards, promotional brochures, and sailing schedules, this sumptuous book presents the definitive "unseen" history of this grand ocean liner.
December 01, 2017
9.8 X 0.5 X 9.8 inches | 1.3 pounds
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About the Author
Patrick Mylon became captivated by Titanic after seeing the film A Night to Remember and began what would become a lifetime's hobby collecting White Star memorabilia. He purchased his first postcard in 1983 and now has a collection of over 4,000 items. He is a member of a number of Titanic societies and has also written The White Star Collection.