RMS Campania was a British ocean liner owned by the Cunard Steamship Line Shipping Company, built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company of Govan, Scotland, and launched on Thursday, 8 September 1892.
Campania was the largest and fastest passenger liner afloat when she entered service in 1893. She crossed the Atlantic in less than six days; and on her second voyage in 1893, she won the prestigious Blue Riband.
Six days before the armistice was signed, when she was involved in an accident in the Firth of Forth
during high winds.
dragged her anchor in a sudden squall, and at 03:45 struck the bow of the battleship Royal Oak
and then dragged along the side of the battle cruiser Glorious.
She began to sink stern first. A few hours later an explosion—presumed to be a boiler—sent her to the bottom.