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NH 88705 RUGGIERO DI LAURIA (Italian battleship, 1884-1909)

RUGGIERO DI LAURIA (Italian battleship, 1884-1909)
Title: RUGGIERO DI LAURIA (Italian battleship, 1884-1909)
Caption: Photographed at La Spezia, apparently shortly before being placed in operational service on 1 December 1888. Note that the light shields placed over each of the two twin 431 mm (17 inch) main battery barbettes amidships have not yet been installed; Note also the large floating crane alongside the ship.
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Catalog #: NH 88705
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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