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PERSIA anchored in the Thames
Medium: Black & White Negative
PERSIA (1900) was P&O's largest and most expensive ship to date when she was delivered to P&O in 1900. During the First World War, PERSIA conitiued to be employed on regular mail and passenger services unitl the 30th December 1915 when she was torpedoed and sunk, by a German U boat with great loss of life.
Featured Ship: PERSIA (1900)
Shipping Line: P&O STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY