Completed in 1861, she was the first armor-plated, iron-hulled warship built for the British Royal Navy.
In its day, Warrior was the largest, fastest, most heavily armed and armored warship in the world.
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Mary's Abbey in the garden adjoining the Yorkshire Museum in York.
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The tower's height is 170 m (560 ft); it has three viewing decks at 100-, 105-, and 110-meter levels.
Time, weather, and pollution have all taken their toll on the carvings decorating the exterior of York Minster.
Sections of the cathedral continue to undergo restoration.
HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship from the Battle of Trafalgar, in drydock at the historic dockyards area of Portsmouth Harbor, England.
She is the world's oldest naval ship still in commission and carries 104 guns.