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Campbell's patent floating dry dock adopted for HM Dockyard at Bermuda with HMS 'Warrior'.

Campbell's patent floating dry dock adopted for HM Dockyard at Bermuda with HMS 'Warrior'.
Campbell's patent floating dry dock adopted for HM Dockyard at Bermuda with HMS 'Warrior'.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY9276
Description: Due to her size, only three docks in the world were able to receive the 'Warrior', Portsmouth, Liverpool and Southampton - all in England. She could, however, berth at the floating dock at Bermuda. Floating docks were less expensive than investment in major permanent construction. Additionally, there was the strategic advantage of having moveable docking and repair facilities.
Creator: Thomas Dutton (artist & engraver)
Date: 20 May 1869
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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