Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,173 pages of information and 233,417 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

HMS Iris

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A cruiser

1875 Iris was the first steel vessel built for the Navy.

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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Sir William Henry White, ODNB [1]