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NH 88759 DANDOLO (Italian battleship, 1876-1920)

DANDOLO (Italian battleship, 1876-1920)
Title: DANDOLO (Italian battleship, 1876-1920)
Caption: Photographed on the ways at the Royal Navy Yard, La Spezia, not too long before launch on 10 July 1878. Note the large opening in the hull amidships for installation of the 45 meter long, 550mm thick iron armor belt. The hull was built of iron, with wood backing for the armor.
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Catalog #: NH 88759
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: Wed, Jul 10, 1878
After this Year: 1870
Before this Year: 1879
Original Medium: BW Photo
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