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Immensity Of The Great Eastern

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xuo jieai, üiiHiern h tonnage in groatt than that of he Niágara," Himalaya, and General Admira] combinad. It is five times greater than that of the once rnagnifieent line of-battle-ship PennBvlvaniaj six times as great na that of the Great Jiritnin, whieh was considered "the heaviest monster of the deep," and equal to the entire tonnage of all the shipa of tbe line (feeën) afloat in the United States. Navy. It would require mare than twelve thousand horses to move, on hor, the timber which the Great Eastern contains' and the weight of iron u.sed in hor construction, ia greater than the totul tonnage of the steam frig-nte Niagra. All the f uil grown oak in Scotland would not suiFioe to bnild oiie Gruat Eastern.