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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.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|