SS Laconia, an armed merchant cruiser (hired), 18,099 gross tons, 1912, 8-6inch guns, 16kts, Sunk by U-50, 160 miles northwest of Fastnet on 25/2/17. Service record Nov 1914-May 1915, Dec 1915-Jul 1916, Cape of Good Hope.
July 25 1956: Forty-five miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Andrea_Doria Photo: Loomis Dean/Time & Life Pictures
Model, standing at a port with the ocean liner Hansa in the background, wearing a wool mesh cape over a belted jacket, dark blouse and skirt, and holding a black alligator bag by Koret, Vogue december 1936. Photo Toni Frissell