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White Star Line
Type Subsidiary of Cunard Line
Founded As the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company in Liverpool, United Kingdom, 1870-1934
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Area served Transatlantic
Key people Peter Shanks (President of Cunard)
Thomas Henry Ismay
William Imrie
J. Bruce Ismay
Parent Carnival Corporation & PLC
Website http://www.cunard.co.uk/

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. As a lasting reminder of the White Star Line, modern Cunard ships use the term White Star Service to describe the impeccable level of customer care expected of the company.

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