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THE SS GREAT BRITAIN DOCKING AT SOUTH STREET AFTER HER MAIDEN VOYAGE TO NEW YORK IN 1845

Designed by the brilliant British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel the SS Great Britain was the first iron hulled screw driven vessel designed for trans-oceanic passenger trade and was the largest ship of her time with twice the tonnage of any previous vessel. Launched in 1843 she made her maiden crossing of the Atlantic to New York in 1845 in 14 days 21 ...

  • Id: ss-great-britain_docking_at_south_street_1845-b1p-009-b2p-072
  • Name: THE SS GREAT BRITAIN DOCKING AT SOUTH STREET AFTER HER MAIDEN VOYAGE TO NEW YORK IN 1845
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 36"" x 24"" (92cm x 61cm)
  • Section: HISTORIC VESSELS
  • Book 1 Page: 9
  • Book 2 Page: 73