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NH 65901 HMS Wivern

Photo #: NH 65901  HMS Wivern
Title: HMS Wivern
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Description: (British Turret Ironclad, 1865-1922) In harbor, circa the 1870s or 1880s. Her rig had been reduced, as seen here, in about 1868, and she was sent to Hong Kong in 1880 as a harbor defense ship. Note the ship-of-the-line being repainted in the left background. Collection of Rear Admiral Ammen C. Farenholt, USN(MC). U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 65901
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