RMS Mauretania Painting

  • Description

    Painting of RMS Mauretania (31,938 tons, 790' loa), which served the Cunard Line from 1907-1935. She is depicted here in WWI dazzle paint, designed to disguise the true course and speed of the ship from lurking U-boats. Her sister ship, the Lusitania, was of course sunk with heavy loss of life by a German submarine in 1915. In the foreground are the depth charge racks of an escorting destroyer. The painting is in the National Museum of American History's On the Water exhibit.
  • Owner

    Mr.TinDC
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NoDerivs License
  • Further information

    Link: https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3639/3576926437_793083bc4b.jpg
    Alternate Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/7471115@N08/3576926437/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 4 months ago
    Viewed: 190 times
    Picture Taken: 2009-05-25T15:02:10
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