Midship Section Her Majesty's Iron Cased Screw Steam Frigate
BUILT BY THE THAMES IRON WORKS & SHIP BUILDING COMPANY, BLACKWALL. ENGINES BY MESSRS. JOHN PENN & SONS, GREENWICH.
Armament, 40 Guns. Displacement, 8,00 Tons. Tonnage, 6,177 Builders' Measurement. 1,250 Horse Power.
Length between perpendiculars, 380 Feet. Breadth, Extreme, 58 Feet. Depth in Hold, 21 Feet, 1 Inch. Scale three-sixteenth inch, = 1 Foot.
HMS Warrior, launched in 1860, Britains first Iron-hulled, armoured battleship. Powered by sail and steam, she was the largest, fastest and most powerful warship of the day.
Real sepia photograph of the technical drawing of the midship cross section drawn by W. Milln R.N. mounted on titled board.
No date but contemporary with the launch c.1860.
Photograph lifting from board with some creasing and small stains. Board grubby and marked with some creasing and de-laminating top right corner.
Despite the condition issues, the photgraph is highly detailed and it is a decorative and fascinating original piece of important naval hstory.
The board is large at 53x47cm o/all (size given below is the mounted photograph) and will need to be sent flat so UK only. (Overseas customers please request quote for postage.)