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HMS 'Thunderer'

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Laying the keel of HMS Thunderer.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2816
Description: The keel of HMS 'Thunderer' was laid at the Thames Ironworks on 16 April 1910 on the same building slip as HMS 'Warrior', some 50 years earlier. The slip had to be lengthened and greatly strengthened to take the weight of the 'Thunderer'.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1910
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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