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SS Great Britain: from launch to relaunch Ian Caskie Tuesday 14 April 2020

Due to COVID-19 we have cancelled this talk.

At the Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard, PL14 6BW. Meet at 7pm for coffee/tea/wine and conversation. The talk starts at 7.30pm and ends at about 9pm. FREE for members; for visitors/guests, £6 at the door.

Brunel’s celebrated ship, the first liner with an iron hull and the first driven by a propeller, transformed sea travel for ever. Ian tells the story of her build and launch, and then the incredible salvage and restoration more than a century later.