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Medal commemorating the SS 'Great Britain'; reverse
Medal commemorating the SS 'Great Britain'. Obverse: Heads conjoined of the Prince Albert and Queen Victoria (left). Legend: 'QUEEN VICTORIA ; PRINCE ALBERT'. Reverse: Starboard broadside view of the vessel, carrying fore and aft sail on six masts. Legend: 'THE GREAT BRITAIN'. Exergue: 'LENGTH 322 FT. BREADTH 50 FT. 6 IN. DEPTH 32 FT 6 IN. 26 STATE ROOMS WITH ONE BED EH. 113 WITH 2 BEDS EH. TOTAL WHT OF IRON 1500 TNS. 1000 HORSE POWER LAUNCHED BY H. R. H. PRINCE ALBERT JULY 19 1843 BUILT BY THE GREAT WESTERN STEAMSHIP COMPY.'
- Image reference: E3557-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London