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The Loss of the Britannic : 21 November 1916

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Some years ago there was much publicity around the 100th anniversary of the loss of the RMS Titanic, which - as is well known - sank in April 1912 after striking an iceberg. What is less well know is that the Titanic’s sister ship, the Britannic was also lost during the course of the First World War on 21 November 1916. Britannic was almost identi…