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Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_002

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Filename: bl22201_002.jpg

Size: 4778 x 3947 (11.4MB)

Date: 21st June 2013

Source: Historic England

Credit: Historic England Archive

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

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Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_002

Cammell Laird & Co shipyard, Birkenhead. Interior view showing a bay in the engine shop. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere. June 1913

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EDITORS COMMENTS
This evocative photograph captures the bustling interior of Cammell Laird & Co. shipyard in Birkenhead during the home front years leading up to the First World War. Taken in June 1913 by renowned photographer H. Bedford Lemere, the image offers a rare glimpse into the industrial heart of Britain's maritime powerhouse. The engine shop, with its cavernous space and towering machinery, is a testament to the engineering prowess and industrial might of the era. Workers in heavy overalls and protective goggles can be seen meticulously repairing and maintaining engines, their faces etched with concentration and determination. The air is thick with the scent of oil and the clanging of metal against metal. The scene is a microcosm of the larger industrial effort that was underway in Britain during this period. With the looming threat of war on the horizon, shipyards like Cammell Laird played a crucial role in maintaining and expanding the country's naval fleet. The engines and machinery produced here would power not only merchant vessels but also warships that would play a decisive role in the conflict. Despite the imposing nature of the machinery and the intensity of the work, there is a sense of order and discipline in the photograph. Each worker has a specific task, and the precise alignment of the machinery suggests a well-oiled machine both literally and metaphorically. This photograph is a poignant reminder of the sacrifices and dedication that went into maintaining Britain's industrial might during the First World War. It also serves as a testament to the ingenuity and resilience of the British people, who turned their factories and shipyards into engines of war and production.

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