20th Century Ships

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20th Century Ships covers Ships built from 1900 to be either the largest or fastest of their time.

These Ships include early Ocean Liners, World War One era Warships, Liners between the Wars, World War Two Battleships & Aircraft Carriers, post World War Two Liners, Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Catamarans, Oil Tankers, Containerships and Cruise Ships.

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With each Ship is information on length, width, weight, power, speed and history from launch till demise. 20th Century Ships is in two sections, the Main Section, and Midsized Ships.

The Midsize Ship section covers Ships overshadowed by the larger Ships of their time. Many Midsize Ships remain well known to this day for their roll in Wars or their tragic ends with over 5000 people loosing their lives on one ship alone.

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Cruise Ships have been getting larger from the 1990s with some now over 200,000 tons.

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