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Greenwich Hospital, the Dreadnought being towed to its moorings, by A. Grieve.

Greenwich Hospital, the Dreadnought being towed to its moorings, by A. Grieve.
Greenwich Hospital, the Dreadnought being towed to its moorings, by A. Grieve.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY3251
Description: A view of Greenwich Hospital with the triple-decker 'Dreadnought' being towed to her moorings by a paddle steam tug. In the foreground is a boat on which people are watching the proceedings. People also line the shore as the ship is towed along. The 'Dreadnought' acted as a floating seaman's hospital for many years before the establishment of shore facilities. The vessel depicted is probably the second 'Dreadnought' hospital ship. Built as the 120-gun 'Caledonia' at Plymouth in 1808, to the design of Sir Robert Seppings, she took over from the original 'Dreadnought' on moorings off Greenwich in 1856.
Creator: A. Grieve
Date: 1883
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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