Repro ID: PU1035
Title: A view of His Majesty's Dock Yard at Chatham in the County of Kent, on the River Medway
Description: The Royal Dockyard at Chatham on the River Medway was at the heart of British sea power. Ships were built, repaired, equipped, stored and manned from here, for service in any part of the world. Chatham and the other naval dockyards at Deptford, Woolwich, Portsmouth and Plymouth were the greatest industrial complexes of the period.
Creator: John Cleveley the younger (artist): Bowles, Carington (engraver)
Date: 1st Jan 1772
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London