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The position of the sternpost screw.

The position of the sternpost screw.
The Great Eastern under construction.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1695
Description: The 36-ton cast-iron propeller of the 'Great Eastern' was carried on a shaft 150 feet long, weighing 60 tons. The position of the screw propeller is evident in this picture taken during the vessel's construction at Millwall.
Creator: Robert Howlett
Date: 1857
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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