The Empress of Britain was built in 1905 for Canadian Pacific Line. During the First World War she was converted in to an armed merchant cruiser and was later used as a troop carrier. In 1919 she resumed service as an ocean liner and the passenger accommodation was modernised. The photograph is one of set taken for Canadian Pacific Ocean Services (CPOS).
Source: Historic England Archive
Early 20th Century Watercraft, Water Transport
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