062832:The Blanco Encaladana arround 1885

  • Description

    Type : Lantern Slide Description : Picture has been framed with an arch at the top and a bar at the bottom. The ship is at sea travelling at speed under steam power.Several of the crew are visible on deck.Blanco Encaladana Chilian ironclad warship. Built at Goole by Earl's Shipbuilding Company in1874; reconditioned at Elswick by Armstrong Mitchell and Company. It was torpedoed and sunk during the Chilean civil war 1891one of the first warships tobe sunk this way.Ships Collection : Newcastle Local Studies Pictures Collection Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 062832
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4086886539/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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