Tyne-Built Battleships of World War One

Wednesday, 12th June 2019


Wed, 19th June 2019, 6pm – 7pm.

An illustrated talk by Ian Buxton, Naval Architect and former Chairman of the World Ship Society. Ian will review the construction of the 13 Tyne-built British battleships and battlecruisers which fought in the First World War. As well as the hulls; propulsion and auxiliary machinery, gun mountings and armour plate were supplied by all the major industries and employers on Tyneside, particularly Armstrong’s.

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Between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the heyday of shipbuilding on the Clyde, Govan was at the centre of the industry.

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