Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co "Mauretania"

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Where: 5 Davy Bank, Wallsend NE28 6HZ, UK

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Photograph of one of the four original propeller bosses for "Mauretania" at Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co.

Reference: TWAS: DS.WS/143/2/3

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    • 07/Feb/2011 19:15:23

    And not a CNC machine in site lol

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    Simansi...Preview ( on - off )

    • 04/Mar/2011 13:39:48

    Flickr Bronze Award Post 1, and award 5

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    • 04/Mar/2011 13:52:37

    Seen in: Flickr Bronze Award Post 1, and award 5

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    carlo tardani

    • 04/Mar/2011 14:34:33

    Seen in: Flickr Bronze Award Post 1, and award 5

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    • 13/May/2011 15:07:02

    The scale is just stunning.

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    • 04/Jul/2011 16:25:33

    I thought this was a Russian space capsule when I saw the thumbnail, I was off by a few years.

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    • 01/Oct/2011 18:00:37

    Congratulations! This is a wonderful shot! You are invited to post it to: artland

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    • 12/Nov/2011 18:09:48

    Impressive heavy engineering!

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    cargo container

    • 16/Jan/2012 07:57:23

    Very nice. And all without computers or modern measuring aids we've grown so accustomed to.

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    Philip Watson

    • 21/Feb/2012 21:55:58

    Now that's what you call engineering ...