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HMS 'Warrior'

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Her Majesty's Iron Cased Steam Frigate Warrior.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY9277
Description: HMS 'Warrior', the world's first iron hulled armour-plated warship, was launched at the Thames Ironworks, Blackwall, on 29 December 1860. At a stroke all existing warships were rendered obsolete. The 'Warrior' brought existing ideas about shipbuilding forward by leaps and bounds.
Creator: Thomas Goldsworth Dutton (artist & engraver): Day & Sons (printers & publishers)
Date: 5 May 1861
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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