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The Great Eastern steam ship designed by I.K. Brunel.

The Great Eastern steam ship designed by I.K. Brunel.
The Great Eastern steam ship.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU6759
Description: The 'Great Eastern' was built at John Scott Russell's yard in Millwall. The sheer size of the ship meant that her components were extraordinarily large. The screw engines, for example, weighed over 500 tons.
Creator: Ellis (engraver & publisher): Clarke (publisher)
Date: 1858
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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