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While visiting her sister in Toronto, Amelia decided to volunteer at Spadina Military Hospital. While visiting Toronto she would attend an airshow which would be formative in her desire to fly.

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Built in 1891 for the British Navy, it was given to Canada in 1910. By the beginning of WWI, it would be the only major ship in the pacific fleet.

Designed by Barnes Wallis,

the R100 crossed the Atlantic in 78 hours and was a sensation in Canada. Its sister ship R101 would end in a fiery crash in France later that year, leading R100 to be permanently grounded.

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Tillsonburg Ontario Canada                                                          
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