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« on: June 08, 2022, 08:06:07 am »

A project is afoot to build a replica of Brunel's Great Western steamship, "the world's first ocean liner," at Albion dockyard pretty much next door to his SS Great Britain.
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The world’s first transatlantic ocean liner is set to be recreated and homed inside a working Bristol dockyard as the centrepiece of a new tourist attraction.


Isambard Kingdom Brunel built two famous liners in Bristol’s docks: the SS Great Britain and the PS Great Western.

Both were prototypes for all ships and liners that followed, transforming the speed, scale and reliability of global travel and transportation.

Now the civil engineer’s paddle steamer built in 1838, the Great Western, will be replicated in the Albion Dockyard – a stone’s throw from its sister’s resting place, the Great Britain.
https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/news/brunels-great-western-to-be-recreated-in-working-dry-dock/
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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2022, 12:57:06 pm »

I've adjusted to subject to make it more clear what we're talking about here. Hope that's OK, Bmblbzzz?

Exciting news!
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« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2022, 02:28:09 pm »

Clarity v puns: if we were sub-editors, you'd be at the Times, I'd be at the Sun.  Undecided
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