Launch of HMS Royal Albert screw steamer, 131 guns, at Woolwich, May 13, 1854. Portside view

Ship launches on the Thames were always popular public spectacles, drawing huge crowds to witness the event. 'Royal Albert' was a first-rate screw steamer of 131 guns.

Object Details

ID: PAF8131
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Read & Co
Places: Woolwich
Vessels: Royal Albert (1854)
Date made: 18 May 1854
People: Read & Co
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Primary support: 269 mm x 367 mm; Mount: 404 mm x 558 mm

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