The P & O liner 'Egypt' sank in 1922

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The Impossible Salvage. The P & O liner 'Egypt' sank in 1922 with gold and silver bars in the cargo; (inset) the Captain looks out into the fog with worry – and rightly so as the ship was to be hit by a French freighter. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 575 (20 January 1973).

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