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Did you know that two of the three ships in my profile picture sunk early into the career?
The three ships on my profile picture are the Olympic-class liners, commisioned by the White Star Line to join the four-funneled ships built that day (their fourth funnel was fake, though). They are, in chronological order: R.M.S. Olympic, R.M.S Titanic, and H.M.H.S. Britannic. Though they never met together, as the R.M.S. Titanic sank long before H.M.H.S. Britannic sailed, here are the three ships side-by-side.
The Titanic's fate is very popular, and it is depicted in many books and movies. However, to identify the second ship in the question earlier, here are the fates of the two other ships.
-The R.M.S. Olympic served as a troopship during WW1, earning the nickname "Old Reliable". 24 years after she set sail, during the Great Depression, she was scrapped. There is even a picture of her together with one of her former rivals, the R.M.S. Mauretania at the scrapyard.
-The H.M.H.S. Britannic sank barely a year after she set sail after a loud explosion in the Kea Channel. Compared to her sister's overwhelming casualties, 30 of the 1,065 passengers lost their lives at the sinking. She was the largest ship lost during WW1 and was compensated by Germany's S.S. Bismarck, becoming the R.M.S. Majestic.
And there you go. Now, we can only imagine them together, sailing as sisters. Sailing as they had always been from the start.