In 1970 the Great Britain was returned to Bristol to be restored as a museum ship . Today it is a visitor attraction in the original construction dock .
Launched in Bristol, July 1843
Side view of the engine
View and longitudinal section of the ship
Great Britain and Napoleon. Two new steamships with Archimedean propellers . In: Illustrirte Zeitung . No.21 . J. J. Weber, Leipzig November 18, 1843, p.332-335 ( books.google.de ).
Robert D. Ballard , Ken Marschall : Lost Liners - From the Titanic to Andrea Doria - the glory and decline of the great luxury liners . Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, Munich 1997, ISBN 3-453-12905-9 (English: Lost Liners: From the Titanic to the Andrea Doria. The ocean floor reveals its greatest lost ships. Translated by Helmut Gerstberger).