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H.M.S. 'Royal Sovereign', 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/65

Scope and Contents

240 x 154 mm. Showing the twin funnelled battleship under way, probably in Plymouth harbour. The caption continues 'the largest fighting ship afloat. Flagship of the Channel Squadron. Vice Admiral Sir Henry Fairfax KCB. Commissioned at Portsmouth 30th May 1892'.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, waterstaining and some marking on print.



Finding aid date

2004-09-01 12:25:45+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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