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Online Library of Selected Images:
-- SPANISH NAVY SHIPS --

Pelayo (Battleship, 1887-1925) Construction and Distant Views

This page features photographs of Pelayo under construction and in the background of an image of another ship.

For overall views of this ship, see Pelayo (Battleship, 1887-1925)

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Photo #: NH 88725

Pelayo

(Spanish Battleship, 1887-1925)

Photographed at the La Seyne shipyard (Toulon, France) of the firm Forges et Chantiers de la Mediterranee on the day of her launch, 5 February 1887. Note the large reviewing stand at the right, the few wooden shorings remaining to keep the hull on the building ways, and the many small steam launches in the foreground.

Copied from Office of Naval Intelligence Album of Foreign Warships.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 82KB; 740 x 475 pixels

 


The following photograph shows Pelayo in the background of a view of another ship:

Photo #: NH 88602

Marques de la Ensenada

(Spanish Gunboat or Small Cruiser, 1890-1900)

At Kiel, Germany, during ceremonies marking the opening of the Kiel Canal in 1895. The bow of the Spanish battleship Pelayo (1887-1925) is in the right background.

Copied from Office of Naval Intelligence Album of Foreign Warships.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 91KB; 740 x 590 pixels

 

For overall views of this ship, see Pelayo (Battleship, 1887-1925)

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27 October 1998