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NH 88683 ANDREA DORIA (Italian Battleship, 1885-1929)

ANDREA DORIA (Italian Battleship, 1885-1929)
Title: ANDREA DORIA (Italian Battleship, 1885-1929)
Caption: Photographed at the Royal Navy Yard, La Spezia, not long before being launched on November 21, 1885. Note the two guards, apparently Royal Guards (Carabinieri), one at the foot of the bow and another on deck abaft the anchor. The ship's short midships armor belt-mild steel 450mm thick-was not yet installed at this time.
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Catalog #: NH 88683
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1880
Before this Year: 1889
Original Medium: BW Photo
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