Repro ID: H2676
Title: The launch of HMS Albion.
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.