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Introduction
1911-1914
1915-1919
1920-1929
1930-1937

 

Reliable to the last: 1930-1937

The economic depression of the 1930s drastically affected passenger numbers. The Cunard and White Star lines merged in 1934, and the nearing completion of the new Queen Mary brought about the need to reduce the size of the combined fleet. Within a few years many famous old liners, the Olympic included, were withdrawn from service. Her hull and machinery were basically sound but in 1935 she was sold for scrapping, her final voyages being to Jarrow and Inverkeithing for that purpose.


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1930

Voyage 182
Voyage 183
Voyage 184
Voyage 185
Voyage 186
Voyage 187
Voyage 188
Voyage 189
Voyage 190
Voyage 191
Voyage 192
Voyage 193
Voyage 194
Voyage 195
Voyage 196
Voyage 197

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1931

Voyage 198
Voyage 199
Voyage 200
Voyage 201
Voyage 202
Voyage 203
Voyage 204
Voyage 205
Voyage 206
Voyage 207
Voyage 208
Voyage 209
Voyage 210
Voyage 211
Voyage 212
Voyage 213

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1932

Voyage 213(continued)
Voyage 214
Voyage 215
Voyage 216
Voyage 216A?
Voyage 217
Voyage 218
Voyage 219
Voyage 220
Voyage 220A
Voyage 221
Voyage 222
Voyage 223
Voyage 224

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1933

Voyage 225
Voyage 226
Voyage 227
Voyage 228
Voyage 229
Voyage 230
Voyage 231
Voyage 232
Voyage 233
Voyage 234
Voyage 235
Voyage 236
Voyage 237

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1934

Voyage 238
Voyage 239
Voyage 240
Voyage 241
Voyage 242
Voyage 243
Voyage 244
Voyage 245
Voyage 246
Voyage 247
Voyage 248
Voyage 249
Voyage 250
Voyage 251
Voyage 252

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1935

Voyage 253
Voyage 254
Voyage 255
Voyage 256
Voyage 257
Transit voyage

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1937

Transit voyage as hulk under tow

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Last updated 30 Jul 2013. Copyright 2013 by Ralph Currell. Timeline display based on Timeliner by Tarek Anandan.