The Royal Mail Ship Olympic 1910-1935
The RMS Olympic was a cruise ship on the White Star Line. Launched in 1910, it would be in service until 1935 – part of that as a troop ship in WWI. It was the largest liner in the world from 1911 – 1913, except for the Titanic (also a White Star Line).
Her maiden voyage began on 14 June, 1911 in Southampton, England and finished in New York City on 21 June, 1911, seven days later.
The Olympic was retired in 1935 and sold for scrap Olympic had completed 257 round trips across the Atlantic, transporting 430,000 passengers on her commercial voyages, travelling 1.8 million miles.
Photos from: Library of Congress