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The launch of HMS Albion.
|The launch of HMS Albion.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2676|
|Description: The 'Albion' was a first-class battleship of around 119m (390ft) in length and 23m (74ft) in width. She had a displacement of 13,150 tons when fitted out. The Admiralty commissioned her from the Thames Ironworks at the height of the Anglo-German naval arms race.|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.||