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  1. Tickets and prices - SS Great Britain Your Visit Tickets and prices TICKETS AND PRICES Buy tickets online to visit Brunel’s SS Great Britain in advance for the quickest arrival and guaranteed time slots. Members and existing ticket holders do not need to book time slots at the current time. Please simply arrive at the time you would like to visit.

  2. Feb 16, 2023 · The SS Great Britain was a steam-powered ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859) which sailed on its maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York in May 1845. It was the largest passenger ship in the world at the time and showed that giant metal steamships were faster and more energy-efficient than smaller wooden vessels.

  3. SS Great Britain. A recent popular poll placed Isambard Kingdom Brunel as the second Greatest Briton of all time, second after Sir Winston Churchill. He was without doubt Britain’s greatest engineer, and of all the legacies he left to the world, one of his greatest was the SS Great Britain.

  4. Apr 11, 2022 · SS Great Britain, a museum ship and former passenger steamship now located in Bristol. It was the largest passenger ship in the world from 1845 to 1854. Made by Brunel, for the Great Western Steamship Company's transatlantic service between Bristol and America.

  5. Mar 3, 2021 · The SS Great Britain was launched in 1843: designed by the pioneering engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the ship was the biggest of her kind, with a new screw propeller, 1000 horsepower steam engine and made of iron. Prince Albert officially ‘launched’ the ship, boarding the ship and inspecting it on a tour.

  6. Great Britain in 1853, after her refit to four masts Gray progressed to commanding ships for Gibbs, Bright & Co. [6] He took both a demotion and a pay cut in order to serve as Second Officer on their SS Great Britain in 1852, in time for the vessel's first voyage to Australia.

  7. May 20, 2020 · The ss Great Britain embarks on her maiden voyage. On 26 July the ss Great Britain began her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York. Captain James Hosken and his 45 passengers, made the journey ...

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