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The building of HMS Thunderer.

The building of HMS Thunderer.
Building HMS Thunderer.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2665
Description: A scene from the construction of HMS 'Thunderer', the last ship built at Thames Ironworks. Here, workers are bending a hot ship frame on a massive bending plate. The workmen with hammers are driving in pivot points for the frame to be bent around, while other workers, shown hauling on the levers, are bending the frame using the pivot points.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c.1910
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.
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