Mauretania sliding down the slipway

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When: 20 September 1906

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Bow view of the 'Mauretania' sliding down the slipway during her launch at the Wallsend yard of Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, 20 September 1906 (TWAM ref. ds.swh/5/3/4/2/B389).

The 'Mauretania' was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside.

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