Vintage photos inside the shipyards where the revolutionary steamships were built, 1860-1900

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During the rule of Queen Victoria (1837 1901), the British shipbuilding industry experienced great strides. Especially after the Industrial Revolution, wooden shipbuilding techniques which had lasted for millennia were radically changed with the introduction of steam propulsion and iron materials. Iron was initially used to reinforce certain parts of a wooden hull and frame, but […]

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