Bell, commemorating Aquitania

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Bell, commemorating Aquitania

This bell commemorates the years in service of the 'Aquitania', one of the greatest passenger liners. The ship made its maiden voyage in 1914 and was broken up in 1950.

The bell is made of brass and fixed to a wooden base. Inscribed on the side is 'R.M.S. / AQUITANIA / MAY 1914 - FEB. 1950'.

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Online ID: 000-100-083-572-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  T.1996.X.25
Date: Around 1914
c. 1914
Material: Brass on wooden base. Inscription: R.M.S. / AQUITANIA / MAY 1914 - FEB 1950
Dimensions: 340 mm H (including base) x 200 mm x 200 mm
What: Bell, ship's
Who: R.M.S. Aquitania
Description: Ship's bell for the "Aquitania", made of brass and fixed to a wooden base, marked on side with `R.M.S. AQUITANIA MAY 1914 - FEB. 1950'
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