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This shattered piece of White Star Line “Blue Delft” china was recovered in 1987 from the wreck of the RMS Republic¬†which sank off the coast of Nantucket on January 24th, 1909 after colliding with the SS Florida.

This pattern was typically used in second class and identical examples have been recovered from the wreck of the Titanic.

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RMS Republic

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