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  Mauretania - LoveToKnow 1911
Mauretania Tingitana to the west of the Mulucha and M. Caesariensis to the east of that river, the latter taking its name from the city Caesarea (formerly Iol), which Juba had thus named and adopted as his capital.
These were mostly military foundations, and served the purpose of securing civilization against the inroads of the natives, who were not in a condition to be used as material for town-life as in Gaul and Spain, but were under the immediate government of the procurators, retaining their own clan organization.
In 1904 the term Mauretania was revived as an official designation by the French government, and applied to the territory north of the lower Senegal under French protection (see Senegal).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Mauretania   (899 words)

  
 TGOL - Mauretania
The Mauretania was requisitioned by the British government and painted in war-time grey.
In 1962 the Mauretania made no profits for her owners, and so it was decided that she would be used almost only for cruising.
A photo of the Mauretania during her later years, painted in a green-hull cruising livery similar to that of the Caronia.
www.greatoceanliners.net /mauretania2.html   (1204 words)

  
 Ancient History Sourcebook: Accounts of Ancient Mauretania, c. 430 BCE- 550 CE
The mountain which extends through the middle of Mauretania, from the Coteis to the Syrtes, is itself inhabited, as well as others running parallel to it, first by the Mauretanii, but deep in the interior of the country by the largest of the African tribes, called Gaetuli.
Above Mauretania, on the exterior sea (the Atlantic), is the country of the western Ethiopians, as they are called, which for the most part is badly inhabited.
Next to Mauretania is the country of the Masaesylii, beginning from the river Molocath, and ending at the promontory which is called Tretum [modern Ebba-Ras], the boundary of the country of the Masaesylii and of the Masylies.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/anc-nafrica.html   (7077 words)

  
 Allt om RMS Mauretania
Mauretania var dessutom byggd för att kunna användas i krig.
Mauretania började nu få rykte som pålitlig och att hålla tidtabellen.
Mauretania hade blivit så populär under sina 27 år att hennes nedmontering kom med stor sorg.
www.titanicnorden.com /skepp/mauretania.html   (1020 words)

  
 The Motor Yacht Mauretania
Mauretania turns in her own length, backs down straight, and V steers without any helm - just as John Trumpy envisioned.
The reliable operating history of Mauretania is a tribute to the care she receives and the quality of her extensive on-board equipment.
Mauretania's quality of construction throughout ensure her passengers comfortable while they enjoy their private staterooms, baths, deck lounges, and gourmet kitchen.
www.motoryachtmauretania.com /about.html   (124 words)

  
 Search Results for "Mauretania"
Under Claudius I he was stationed (A.D. 42) in Mauretania, and he advanced inland past the Atlas Mts.
...the provinces of Gallia Transalpina, Britannia, Raetia, Noricum, Pannonia, Moesia, Dacia, Mauretania, Cyrenaica, Egypt, Thrace, Syria, Judaea, Mesopotamia, Bithynia...
He annexed Mauretania and landed in A.D. 43 in Britain, which he made a province.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Mauretania   (257 words)

  
 Mauretania History Comes Alive in Bristol : ET Research (2001) by Gavin Murphy - 8 November 2001
The Mauretania registered 31,938 gross tons, was 790 feet long and 88 feet wide, and contained steam turbines and quadruple screws.
The Mauretania served in the First World War as a hospital ship and troop carrier, safely transporting thousands of British, Canadian and American soldiers through hostile waters and to and from war zones.
Before the final voyage to the breaker's yard, an auction of the Mauretania's appointments was conducted at the Southampton docks by Hampton & Sons in May 1935.
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org /item/1491   (1314 words)

  
 Model Warships.com
The Mauretania was indeed, as one First Class passenger wrote home in 1909 on a silk Stevengraph postcard (purchased in her Barber Shop), “…a floating palace”, with no expense spared in her construction and internal design, which had to meet Admiralty specifications in accordance with the terms of the subsidy.
After the Titanic disaster in 1912, Mauretania was equipped with additional boats and in the guise of a troop carrier she was furnished with large amounts of collapsible boats.
Mauretania in her trooper role carried, in addition to her extra collapsible and rigid boats, as far as I could ascertain from photos; no fewer than seven different types of liferafts, many in stacks, others loose on deck or propped up.
www.modelwarships.com /reviews/ships/misc/liners/600-Mauretania-jb/jb-review.html   (4839 words)

  
 RMS Mauretania
In addition they agreed to make an annual payment to Cunard on the condition that the two ships were capable of being armed and that the Government would have a claim on their services in times of national emergency.
The Mauretania was the first Cunard liner to use this port, on 30 August 1909.
On one of these voyages the Mauretania was attacked by a submarine but managed to avoid the torpedo, largely due the ship's high speed.
www.ocean-liners.com /ships/mauretania.asp   (1416 words)

  
 Ships of State: RMS Mauretania
It was on a fair September day in 1906 that the Mauretania was launched into the River Tyne, amid the cheer and jubilation of the Tyneside craftsmen whose skill and labor were borne into what was then the largest and most modern passenger vessel in the world.
The Mauretania was, in fact as well as fancy, to be revolutionary in that it would be the very first passenger vessel to be fitted with the new steam turbine engine, developed by engineering genius Charles Parsons.
As the Mauretania left the Ways and slipped into the waters of the Tyne, she was guided by six tugs to the nearby fitting-out basin where work would commence on the erection of her superstructure, funnels, and fitting-out of her luxurious interiors.
uncommonjourneys.com /pages/mauretania/mauretania.htm   (725 words)

  
 Cunard Line - LostLiners.com
Mauretania and her sister Lusitania were to be the largest moving objects ever created by man. This was in a time before that title became almost cliche.
Mauretania would go on to hold the prize of the Atlantic for 26 years.
While Lusitania was lost to a German torpedo in 1915, Mauretania served the Admiralty with dubious distinction from 1915 to 1919 as both a troop transport and a hospital ship.
www.lostliners.com /Liners/Cunard/Mauretania   (398 words)

  
 The Classic Liners of Long Ago - Mauretania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mauretania, along with her sister Lusitania, was the result of the German four-stackers that were plying the waves during the first decade of the 1900's, and John Pierpont Morgan's acquisition of the White Star Line, making it part of the International Mercantile Marine, or IMM.
Mauretania captured the Blue Riband from her sister on her eastbound voyage in 1907.
However, the Mauretania's days as the speed champion of the Atlantic were numbered, as Germany planned a new duo of liners that would take the Blue Riband from her.
ocean-liners.schuminweb.com /ships/mauretania.asp   (817 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Antiquity, Mauretania was originally an independent Berber kingdom on the Mediterranean coast of north Africa (named after the Maure tribe, after whom the Moors were named), corresponding to western Algeria, Spain's Plaza de soberanía and northern Morocco.
When Juba died in 23, his Roman-educated son Ptolemy of Mauretania succeeded him on the throne, but Caligula killed him in 40 and Claudius annexed Mauretania directly as a Roman province in 44, under an imperial (not senatorial) governor.
Mauretania gave to the empire one emperor, the equestrian Macrinus, who seized power after the assassination of Caracalla in 217 but was himself defeated and executed by Elegabalus the next year.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Mauretania   (377 words)

  
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Mauretania burnt 1,000 tons of coal a day and her fires were maintained by a stokehold ‘Black Gang’ of 324 firemen and trimmers.
Mauretania’s main staircase was panelled in French walnut with carved pilasters and capitals.
During the passage a storm blew up and the lines parted leaving Mauretania drifting dangerously close to the shore, however due to the bravery of the tugs crew the lines were once more attached and she was able to continue the voyage.
www.merchantnavyofficers.com /cunard6.html   (3124 words)

  
 J&G Maritime History Society |
When she was born in 1907, the Mauretania was the largest thing ever built by man. For twenty two years she remained the fastest liner ever produced.
When sha had long ceased to be the largest ship, and when after a gallant struggle in her old age, she was no longer the fastest Atlantic liner, still during another five years of hard work, she remained the world's most famous steamship.
Every ship has a soul and the Mauretania was no exception to this.She had one all her own, one you could talk to.At times she could be wayward and contrary as a thoroughbred.
www.freewebs.com /graham7760/rmsmauretania.htm   (817 words)

  
 Ex Astris Scientia - Mauretania Class
This is why Starfleet's first standard transport, the Mauretania class, was developed, reusing many construction principles of the
Many components were simplified with respect to the San Francisco class, such that merely the external shape remained similar.
The main change, however, was that the Mauretania used a M/ARA as the main power source.
www.ex-astris-scientia.org /my_ships/mauretania.htm   (171 words)

  
 Mauretania in dazzle paint, Burnett Poole
Mauretania in dazzle paint, Burnett Poole (active 1919)
The requisitioned transatlantic liner Mauretania is shown here covered in dazzle paint; an attempt by the Royal Navy to confuse enemy raiders, used during the First World War.
She is portrayed in starboard profile from the stern of an accompanying destroyer.
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk /maritime/collections/paintings/mauretania.asp   (146 words)

  
 R.M.S. Mauretania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mauretania was Lusitania's nearly identical sister, distinguishable from her by the fact that Mauretania had pronounced ventilators on her deck.
Launched in 1906, Mauretania made her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on 16 November 1907, and set an eastbound record on the return leg of that trip.
After being damaged in a fire in 1921, Mauretania was converted from coal to oil as part of her refitting.
web.greatships.net:81 /mauretania.html   (206 words)

  
 MAURETANIA - Online Information article about MAURETANIA
Mauretania Tingitana to the west of the Mulucha and M.
line between the two provinces was the same as that which had originally separated Mauretania from Numidia (q.v.).
On the whole Mauretania was in a flourishing condition down to the irruption of the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /MAR_MEC/MAURETANIA.html   (1058 words)

  
 Lusitania & Mauretania Cunard Ocean Liners
The Lusitania and Mauretania were together designed to win back the Blue Riband from the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse.
The government lent them the money on condition that they were capable of being armed in times of national emergency - which was just as well as this was exactly what was to happen in later years.
The Mauretania held the Blue Riband from 1909 to 1929 and in later years was capable of averaging more than 26 knots on the transatlantic run.
www.roblightbody.com /liners/lusitania/index.htm   (298 words)

  
 Ð.O.V.A - Mauretania Chronicles
Mauretania mager diferents from her sister Lusitania were that Mauretania
Mauretania was also slightly longer and larger then her sister too.
March 1918 Mauretania was again used as a troopship carrying over 30,000 American troops.
members.aol.com /drakare/mauretania.html   (1216 words)

  
 RMS Mauretania
The Mauretania went on its maiden voyage in November 16, 1907 going from Liverpool, England.
During the maiden voyage, Mauretania gotthrough bad storms and fog and got to New York in time on November 22.
In April 1909 the Mauretania won the Blue Riband and kept it until July 1929.
members.tripod.com /~SC46/lusitania/page17.html   (201 words)

  
 Juba II Summary
The fact that Juba II was romanized to such a great degree alienated the local population, and caused enough civil unrest to force Juba II and Cleopatra to leave Numidia for Mauretania.
Mauretania exported fish, grapes, pearls, figs, grain, wooden furniture and purple die harvested from certain shellfish, which was used in the manufacture of purple stripes for senatorial robes.
Mauretania was annexed and became a Roman province.
www.bookrags.com /Juba_II   (878 words)

  
 Mauretania (1) of 1907 - Cunard Line Ocean Liner Postcards
Mauretania (1) made her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on the 16th November 1907, and set an eastbound record on the return leg of that trip.
During WW1, Mauretania (1) served as a troopship, a hospital ship and a troopship again before being returned to Cunard in 1919 for service from Southampton.
After being damaged by fire in 1921, Mauretania (1) was converted from coal to oil as part of her refitting.
www.simplonpc.co.uk /Cun_Mauretania1.html   (271 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Mauretania
Latin Priscianus Caesariensis (born 500, Caesarea, Mauretania) Latin grammarian.
Euphorbus, name of a physician of Juba II, king of Mauretania, who is said to have named the plant after him.
North African Muslims (called by their Latin name Mauri—i.e., natives of Roman Mauretania) invaded Spain in the 8th century and, under the Umayyad and Almoravid dynasties, created the great Arab...
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Mauretania   (649 words)

  
 The QE2
Situated on Upper Deck forward, the 'Mauretania' Restaurant (indeed named after the famous 1920's liner and not the country Mauritania) is of first class standard in design, layout and comfort.
Due to passenger demand, the 'Caronia' and 'Mauretania' restaurants reverted to their pre 1994 positions in late 1997, leaving 'Mauretania' passengers with a truly top class dining experience.
Soups, starters, mains, desserts with sorbet in between were what 'Mauretania' offered, with a large variety of mains, none the same as the night before.
www.seaview.co.uk /cruiselines/cunard/qe2_mauretania.html   (1341 words)

  
 Mauretania photography exhibition
The building of the Mauretania, launched in 1906, by various, mostly unknown, photographers, including James Cleet of South Shields.
This exhibition discusses the issues behind the Mauretania's origination and, through a remarkable collection of photographs discovered at Swan Hunter's shipyard, details the construction of what was known as 'the floating palace'.
The Mauretania was built at Swan Hunter's Yard where this exhibition opens.
www.amber-online.com /gallery/exhibition39/index.html   (185 words)

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