RMS Alaunia

RMS Alaunia was launched on 9 June 1913. Nancy Hill and Alice Eyman were aboard for one of the ship’s last civilian voyages since upon the outbreak of World War I, she was taken into British government service as a troop carrier. On Sept. 19, 1916, the Alaunia sank after striking mine laid earlier that day by a German mine laying U-boat.

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