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Letter from Captain Harrison to Chairman and Board of the Steam Ship Co., London.
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2623-1|
|Description: This letter describes the storm off the south of Ireland that disabled both the 'Great Eastern's' screw and her rudder. The mountainous seas destroyed the paddle floats, leaving the ship helpless for three days and nights in September 1861.|
|Creator: Commander Harrison|
|Date: 10 October 1861|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|