The RMS Olympic is ready for final preparations. This photograph is from October 20th, 1910, and the ship was completed on May 31st, 1911. Unlike other ships built by White Star Line, namely Titanic and Britannic, The RMS Olympic served a long and illustr

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The RMS Olympic is ready for final preparations. This photograph is from October 20th, 1910, and the ship was completed on May 31st, 1911. Unlike other ships built by White Star Line, namely Titanic and Britannic, The RMS Olympic served a long and illustrious career (1911 to 1935), including service as a troopship during World War I. This earned it the nickname "Old Reliable".