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Woolwich ship launches

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Launch of HMS Trafalgar, 21 June 1841.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PW6168
Description: The 120-gun first-rate 'Trafalgar' was launched at Woolwich Royal Dockyard in June 1841. She had a displacement of 2694 tons and during the Crimean War took part in the bombardment of Sebastopol in 1854. She was later renamed 'Boscawen' and used as a boys' training ship at Portland before being broken up.
Creator: Thomas Cape Junior
Date: c.1880
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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