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British Industrial History

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HMS Powerful

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1899. Two divers aboard HMS Powerful ready to descend.

A large cruiser of the "protected" class (i.e. without side armour) of 14,200 tons and a speed of 22 knots designed by William Henry White

Sister ship to the Terrible built on the Clyde

1896 Launched by Naval Construction and Armaments Co of Barrow

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Biography of Sir William Henry White, ODNB [1]