Cunard Liner R.M.S. "Lancastria" postcard

    R.M.S. steam ship Lancastria postcard
    Postmarked London, 12 July 1925
    Printed in England
    Builder: William Beardmore & Co., Glasgow Scotland
    Launch date as Lancastria: 1924
    She was sunk off the French port of St. Nazaire
    while taking part in Operation Ariel, the evacuation
    of British nationals and troops from France,
    two weeks after the Dunkirk evacuation.
    There were 2,477 survivors
    The death toll accounted for roughly a third of
    the total losses of the British Expeditionary Force in France.
    Price: $9.95
    Code: pc_ships087
    Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds
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