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The bow of the Warrior at the Thames Ironworks.
|The bow of the Warrior at the Thames Ironworks.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2659|
|Description: Work on the 'Warrior' began at the Thames Ironworks on 25 May 1859. The eventual cost of the ship to the Admiralty was £357,291 (nearly £17 million in current money). The ironworks actually made a loss during the building of 'Warrior', but the firm's success in building such an innovative ship established its reputation throughout the world and further orders soon flooded in.|
|Creator: 'Illustrated Times'|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|