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Building slips at the Thames Ironworks.

Building slips at the Thames Ironworks.
Building slips at the Thames Ironworks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2822
Description: In this picture, taken from the main office block at Thames Ironworks, the 14,850 ton battleship 'Shikishima' is under construction to the east while the 13,150 ton 'Albion' is being laid down on a slip to the west. By the 1890s, the ironworks had five different building slips.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1897
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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