Photo #: NH 91966
S.S. Great Eastern (British Steamship, 1859)
Hull being plated, while she was under construction on the building ways at Millwall, London, England, 20 July 1855.
Note the longitudinal framing, double plating and holes for rivets.
Collection of Lieutenant Edward Moale, Jr.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 6 April 2006