ocean liner

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Synonyms for ocean liner

a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)

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In 1903, Wigham Richardson's company merged with Swan and Hunter to bid for the order to build the river's most famous passenger ship, the Cunard express liner Mauretania, launched in 1906.
In 1903 Wigham Richardson's company merged with Swan and Hunter to bid for the order to build the river's most famous passenger ship, the Cunard express liner Mauritania, which remains the largest passenger ship to be completed on the Tyne.
It was a milestone in the Tyne's shipbuilding history when, in 1903, Wigham Richardson's company merged with Swan and Hunter to bid for the order to build the the Cunard express liner.
Cunard's express liner, the Mauretania, was launched from Wallsend in 1906, and aircraft carriers HMS Ark Royal and HMS Illustrious were launched by Swan Hunter in the 1980s.
On Friday May 30, Liverpool will welcome the third in Cunard's "grand trio" of express liners, the Queen Victoria, to the city as part of Cunard's RMS Aquitania's 100th anniversary of its maiden voyage to New York on May 30 1914.
This article explores changes in the configuration of public rooms in the premier passenger class (successively saloon, first, and cabin) on British express liners between 1840 and 1930.
In April 1893, Engineering, in describing the new Cunard express liners Campania and Lucania, commented that "The public rooms on the promenade deck being of unusual size, the dining-room is designed purely as a salle a manager .
You can still cross the ocean by sea, but the ships are now essentially cruise ships, not the express liners built for speed.