She was powered by sail or steam-driven propeller, or both. The city's iconic Spinnaker Tower, opened in 2005, appears at the left.
The tower's height is 170 m (560 ft); it has three viewing decks at 100-, 105-, and 110-meter levels.
The majority of the structure was built in 1357; its Great Hall was where merchants gathered to conduct business and socialize, while its Undercroft served as a hospital and almshouse for the poor.
The Merchant Adventurers today no longer conduct mercantile activities but are a charitable group.
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Replacement stonework is fashioned in a special stoneyard next to the cathedral.
Statue of Roman Emperor Constantine at the south transept of York Minster. Following a six-year civil war, Constantine became sole emperor and allowed religious freedom throughout the empire.
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blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland); properly known as the Union Flag, but commonly called the Union Jack; the design and colors (especially the Blue Ensign) have been the basis for a number of other flags including other Commonwealth countries and their constituent states or provinces, and British overseas territories Ruins of St.
Mary's Abbey in the garden adjoining the Yorkshire Museum in York.
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.