Mauretania Construction

Photograph of the nearly completed vessel 'Mauretania' in September 1906.

 

The West shed used to build the “Mauretania” was 728 ft long x 95 ft wide x 130 ft high complete with a glass roof. It survived until 1959.

 

RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside.

 

Reference: TWAS: 2931.NT.13

 

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