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1931:RMS Empress of Britain under construction. “The RMS Empress of Britain was an ocean liner built between 1928 and 1931 by John Brown shipyard in Scotland and owned by Canadian Pacific Steamship Company, providing trans-Atlantic passenger service between Canada and Europe from 1931 until 1939.  “She was torpedoed on 28 October 1940 by U-32 and sank. She was the largest liner lost during the Second World War and the largest ship sunk by a U-boat.”

scotianostra: “ Empress of Britain under construction The RMS Empress of Britain was an ocean liner built between 1928 and 1931 by John Brown shipyard in Glasgow and owned by Canadian Pacific Steamship Company, providing trans-Atlantic passenger.

Canadian Pacific "Empress of Canada "

Canadian Pacific "Empress of Canada "

BC – VICTORIA, Inner Harbour, C.P.R. Terminal, S.S. Tees c.1924-1949 RPPC

BC – VICTORIA, Inner Harbour, C.P.R. Terminal, S.S. Tees c.1924-1949 RPPC

Princess Mary Restaurant - not sure of the date though there is flag is the red ensign

Princess Mary Restaurant - not sure of the date though there is flag is the red ensign

BC - VANCOUVER, Union Steamship Cardena in First Narrows, Gowen c.1953-1955 RPPC

BC - VANCOUVER, Union Steamship Cardena in First Narrows, Gowen c.1953-1955 RPPC

"Canadian Pacific Railway S.S. "Empress of India," and Dock, Vancouver, B.C. 1907.. View looking west from the Vancouver (BC) Waterfront.

"Canadian Pacific Railway S. "Empress of India," and Dock, Vancouver, B. Printed in Great Britain. View looking west from the Vancouver (BC) Waterfront.

CPR Princess Maquinna docked at Bamfield on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

CPR Princess Maquinna docked at Bamfield on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

Orig. Canadian Pacific Poster White Empress Fleet 1960s #design #canada

Description: Canadian Pacific Airlines/White Empress Fleet Artist : Anonymous The first known CPR poster was printed in 1883

One of the CPR boats heading for Vancouver.  Taken from Beacon Hill Park, Victoria.  Likely either the EMPRESS OF RUSSIA or EMPRESS OF ASIA.  Scan of an original negative.  Photo by James S. Horne (my Grandfather).  Circa 1920's or 1930's

One of the CPR boats heading for Vancouver. Taken from Beacon Hill Park, Victoria. Likely either the EMPRESS OF RUSSIA or EMPRESS OF ASIA. Scan of an original negative. Photo by James S. Horne (my Grandfather). Circa 1920's or 1930's

C.P.R. Royal Mail Steamer, Empress of India, Canadian Pacific trans-Pacific service, 1891-1914. ( Royal Mail Ship)  Sister ship to the Empress of Japan (1891-1922) and the Empress of China(1891-1911). Together they were known as the CPR's White Empress liners.  Vancouver to Yokohama: 4,230 nautical miles (7,834 km); 14 days.  ...

C.P.R. Royal Mail Steamer, Empress of India, Canadian Pacific trans-Pacific service, 1891-1914. ( Royal Mail Ship) Sister ship to the Empress of Japan (1891-1922) and the Empress of China(1891-1911). Together they were known as the CPR's White Empress liners. Vancouver to Yokohama: 4,230 nautical miles (7,834 km); 14 days. ...