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The Great Eastern
October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Philip Unwin from the SS Great Britain Trust will be talking about the history of Brunel’s ship “The Great Eastern”
Philip is ex Royal Navy and since 2008 has been part of the team of speakers from the SS Great Britain Trust. His talk covers the contruction and eventful life of that leviathan, Brunel’s third ship, her management and mismanagement, her brief career as a passenger liner and then trans-Atlantic underwater telegraph cable layer.