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The Last Voyage of His Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic. John A. Fleming

The Last Voyage of His Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic

Author: John A. Fleming
Published Date: 01 May 1998
Publisher: Wordsmith Publications
Language: none
Format: Paperback| 44 pages
ISBN10: 1899493026
File size: 16 Mb
File Name: The Last Voyage of His Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic.pdf
Dimension: 144x 204x 6mm| 117.94g
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The Last Voyage of His Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic download ebook. It was re-christened the HMSM (Her Majesty s Hospital Ship) Britannic, painted white with a large red cross on it, and sent off to the Mediterranean. After the campaign at Gallipoli, there was a huge need for hospital ships, and with its huge capacity, the HMHS Britannic was perfectly suited for the job. the Britannic. Rev. John A. Fleming & Simon Mills. The Last Voyage of His Majesty s Hospital Ship Britannic. Simon Mills. HMHS Britannic, the Last Titan. the Laurentic. Jack Scultock. We Own Laurentic. The Story of the Gold Ship (with thanks to Senan for this one). the Oceanic. Simon Martin. The Other Titanic. the Olympic. Simon Mills. The last voyage of His Majesty's hospital ship.Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you It's another one of Titanic's sister ships (although she only had 2) It's the His Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic sailing through the Aegean Sea (Historically HMHS Britannic sinking HMHS Britannic striking a German mine and sinking off the coast of Greece during World War One. A ship whose early design saw many vast changes due to the loss of her more famous sister. A ship who would sail proudly, yet never once carry a paying customer. A ship which would be ultimately sacrificed to the gods of war. So, join me now as I look at the last of the Olympic class ships, His Majesty s Hospital Ship, Britannic. The ship was repainted white with red crosses on the sides of her hull. Her interior was refitted to carry over 3,000 patients. She was commanded by Captain Charles Iceberg Charlie Bartlett. There was also a compliment of 100 doctors and 675 crew members. On December 12, 1915, His Majesty s Hospital Ship (HMHS) Britannic was ready for Another view of Britannic, again courtesy of the Imperial War Museum HU90768. Note the large davits capable of holding numerous lifeboats. Sailing from Southampton (there was a large Military Hospital at Netley, just outside Southampton) Britannic s sixth voyage still under Captain Bartlett commenced on 12 November 1916. The ship was renamed HMHS (His Majesty s Hospital Ship) Britannic and repainted to the recognisable colours of a hospital ship, white with a horizontal green stripe and three large red crosses. Inside was refitted as a hospital ship, with the luxury first-class dining rooms converted into operating theatres, 3,309 beds, rooms for the wounded, doctors quarters and with medical equipment. On November 13, 1915, she was formally requisitioned as His Majesty s Hospital Ship Britannic. Apparently according to the very latest research on the matter she was given the Transport Identification Number G608. She made three voyages to the Mediterranean in this guise, and was then laid up on April 12, 1916. Text excerpted from Lost Liners, courtesy of Madison Press Books. For Nurse Sheila Macbeth, the sixth voyage of his Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic, on November 12, 1916, began as both a homecoming was the centenary of the sinking of His Majesty's Hospital Ship "Britannic", the largest British Mercantile Marine loss of the First World War. "Britannic" was the last of the trio of huge Atlantic express liners built for the White Star Line, the first two ships being "Olympic" and "Titanic". 2 points though; About Britannic's size and the appointment of Bartlett to Britannic. -(this piece comes from 'The last voyage of His Majesty's Hospital ship Britannic', explains it all well): At 48.158 tons the Britannic was actually the largest British ship.

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