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Howlett and Downes 
11, the Leviathan Steam Ship - Stern Post, Keel, Screw Box 
1857 (ca) 
  
Stereocard 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica 
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 312) 
  
 
LL/11096 
  
The Leviathan was to become the Great Eastern after the launch. The ship had many problems including the launch which was delayed because the ship could not be moved down the slipway. When ship was eventually launched (sideways) several people drowned on the opposite shore. 
 

 
  
 
  
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