The Dreadnought being towed up the Thames at Greenwich by a paddle tug by A. Grieve

The Dreadnought being towed up the Thames at Greenwich by a paddle tug

A. Grieve

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The Dreadnought being towed up the Thames at Greenwich by a paddle tug

A huge crowd of people along the front of the Royal Naval College are watching the 'Dreadnought' under tow up river. The buildings are impressively monumental as the backdrop (although the King Charles Court on the right seems curiously detached). The picture is, however, a bit of a puzzle given the date of 1883 inscribed on it. The subject must be the second 'Dreadnought' hospital ship of the (merchant) Seamen's Hospital Society, which was built as the 120-gun 'Caledonia' at Plymouth in 1808, to the design of Sir Robert Seppings. She took over from the original 'Dreadnought' on moorings off Greenwich in 1856, and is shown for example in Parrott's lithograph, PAH3271, where her distinctive lion figurehead is also visible.
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Original size: 291 mm x 480 mm

  • Image reference: PY3251

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