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The global reach of British industry

PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:10 pm
by AndrewGPaul
As Dave may or may not know, I work at the Tata Steel Dalzell works in Motherwell. This works has been in operation since 1872, and in it's time has provided steel for any number of big engineering projects; the Titanic, North Sea oil platforms, etc. While doing a bit of historical research in his spare time, one of my colleagues found this picture:

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Nothing particularly exciting, but the reason I post this here is that it's part of this:

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The battleship Mikasa, preserved as a museum ship in Yokosuka. If I'd known about that, I'd have tried to make a visit when I was in Japan.

Re: The global reach of British industry

PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:45 pm
by YellowStreak
Ha! Nice. I'd like to go visit that ship, will have to look into it.

Re: The global reach of British industry

PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:42 am
by jehan-reznor
Oh i didn't know that, i have been to kure, to the wartime museum with lots of Yamato info, and nearby when they had the 1:1 model used for the Japanese Movie.

I will surely go there when i have the chance.

Re: The global reach of British industry

PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:40 am
by ashmie
Wow! How have I only just found this. Impressive. :)