01 April 1911

1st April 1911

On This Day

White Star’s Olympic - the world’s largest liner entered the Thompson Graving Dock, the largest in the world, for the first time today All Fool’s Day.

In the background (right) the world’s largest floating crane is being prepared to carry out heavy lifts into Titanic (Yard No. 401). While Olympic was in the Thompson the rest of her hull below the waterline was painted with anti-fouling paint.

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