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White Star Line

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Corporate name headingWhite Star Line
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See alsoOceanic Steam Navigation Company
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Cunard-White Star, ltd.
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Found inAtterbury family. Papers, 1834-1990 (White Star Line; trade name of a transatlantic shipping service; originally used by American operators of sailing ships; rights to name acquired by Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, of England, 1869)
The Ships' List web site (March 16, 2004): (White Star Line, from 1869 on known as White Star Line); (Cunard-White Star Limited, formed by merger of Cunard and White Star Line in 1934)
English Wikipedia website, viewed Dec. 26, 2012 (The Oceanic Steam Navigation Company or White Star Line of Boston Packets, more commonly known as just White Star Line, was a highly prominent British shipping company, today most famous for its ill-fated vessel, the RMS Titanic, and the World War I loss of Titanic's sister ship Britannic. In 1934 the line merged with its chief rival, Cunard Line, which operated as a separate entity until 2005 and is now part of Carnival Corporation & PLC)