Note: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Interest in Maritime History and Ship Preservation

By Michael Leek, published August 2021


During my time lecturing at what was then Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design (currently The Arts University Bournemouth), I was responsible, in 1976, for the research, design and development of a student-centred illustrated project on the SS Great Britain, 1845. The success of this project, supported by Richard Goold-Adams OBE, chairman of the then SS Great Britain Project Committee, and the Science Museum in London, led to another initiative, but this time the subject was to be HMS Warrior, 1861.

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Filed under: Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration

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