Saturday, November 15, 2008

What are the odds?

SS Mahratta was a steamship owned by Brocklebank Line. Launched in 1917, SS Mahratta (1917) ran aground in the English Channel on the Goodwin Sands twenty-two years later in 1939. She was the second and final Brocklebank Line ship with this name. The first Mahratta suffered a similar fate in 1909. Ironically, after Mahratta broke up, the ship was found to be resting on top of the first Mahratta.

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