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Launching of the Great Eastern.

Launching of the Great Eastern.
Launching of the Great Eastern.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU6762
Description: The 'Great Eastern' was finally launched at Millwall on 30 January 1858, with four steam tugs in attendance. She was then fitted out and rigged at moorings at Deptford on the opposite bank of the River Thames.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1858
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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