Tyne-Built Battleships of World War One
Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 6:00pm-7:00pm
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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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