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MADRID at sea

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MADRID at sea

In: Ships
Part of our Paintings gallery

Artist/Photographer: William Adolphus KNELL

Medium: Watercolour with pen and ink, gum arabic and scratching out on paper

Description:
The iron paddle steamer MADRID was launched at Blackwall in 1845 and operated on the Iberian Peninsular and Italian services. MADRID was wrecked in 1857 when she struck a reef entering Vigo. Passengers, crew, mail and specie were all safely discharged but attempts to refloat the vessel were unsuccessful.

Featured Ship: MADRID (1845)

Shipping Line: P&O STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY



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