ST5772 : SS Great Britain Bow below waterline

taken 10 years ago, near to Clifton, Bristol, Great Britain

SS Great Britain Bow below waterline
SS Great Britain Bow below waterline
The hull of the ship is so impregnated with salts that it has to be kept as dry as a desert.If even a small amount of water (such as is normally in air) gets in to the metal hull corrosion which has already done a lot of damage will start up again.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 February, 2008
Category
Dry dock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 578 724 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.9457N 2:36.5021W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 578 724
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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