Red Star Line - S/S Belgenland

Red Star Line - S/S Belgenland poster designed by DOR

 

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Designer: DOR
Decade: 1920
Dimensions:105 x 65 cm
Grade: A -
Printed in: United Kingdom
Publisher:Red Star Line
Category: Ocean Liner
Description:

S/S Belgenland built in 1914 was originally a White Star Line vessel to be named Ceric intended to replace Titanic in 1914 and become the world’s largest liner. However the outbreak of WWI changed all of that. During construction, it was modified as a troopship and renamed Belgic. She remained in her troopship guise until April 1921.

She was later given to the Red Star Line and renamed Belgenland. The ship was given a superstructure four decks in height and a third smokestack. Her tonnage was increased to over 27,000 gross tons, making her Red Star’s largest and most luxurious ship. On 4 December 1924 she embarked on a 133-day world cruise — one of the longest attempted by a luxury liner at the time - advertised as ’The Largest Ship to Circle the Globe’.

The poster is backed on linen and in great shape. Would look great on any wall.


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US$2100
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