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British Industrial History

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Royal William

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1837 Built by Wilson of Liverpool of wood, with engines made by Fawcett and Preston, of Liverpool, driving paddlewheels.

Built for the City of Dublin Steam Packet Co; leased to the Transatlantic Steamship Co

1838 One of the first passenger steamships to make a voyage from England to America.


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