Plating Titanic's hull

Plating Titanic's hull, 1910.

This photograph, taken on 5 August 1910, is slighty out of focus but it shows that by this date the shell plating of Titanic's hull (left) was well advanced.  Olympic’s shell plating  (right) had been completed. 

The wooden staging that clings to the sides of the ships allowed riveters and other shipyard men to work on the hulls of the huge vessels.  In the foreground there is a stockyard for steel hull plates.




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Visiting Information

TITANICa The Exhibition is on display the the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. Click here for opening times, how to get here and admission prices.


Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic exhibition is housed in the Transport galleries at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. You can also experience "TITANICa The People's Story in the Outdoor Folk Museum.

Click here for more information on the 500 artefacts on display and also the Ultimate Living History experience.