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The starboard lifeboats on board the Great Eastern.

The starboard lifeboats on board the Great Eastern.
Boats off the starboard quarter.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P32715
Description: The 'Great Eastern' never travelled with a full capacity of passengers. She was quite unsuitable for the Atlantic trade because she was too slow to be able to compete with the smaller, faster vessels that dominated the passenger trade to America.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1858-1860
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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