Worldshaker was built in England at the end of the Fifty Years War and launched in 1845. Still the largest juggernaut in existence, she is now slower than the Prussian, Austrian and Russian juggernauts.
Here's the latest version of the juggernaut, exterior and interior: click to view.
For expanded close-ups, click on hotspots on the diagrams or follow the links below
the Bridge and funnels
the prow and the town (one of the lucky towns - the juggernaut has just missed rolling over it!)
SOME VITAL STATISTICS
Length: 12,982 ft.
Width: 3,840 ft.
Height to top of Bridge: 1,320 ft.
Height to top of funnels: 1,628 ft.
Weight: 3,429,044 tons
Number of decks: 53
Number of boilers: 12
Number of cranes: 104
Number of rollers: 340
Number of viewing bays: 24
Number of funnels: 6
Upper Decks population: 10,040 approx.
Filthies: 2,130 approx.
Here's the route traveled by Worldshaker in the novel, from southern India to the Malay peninsula.
Eiko Ojala has produced two cutaway diagrams showing part of the Upper Decks (including the Bridge) and part of the Lower Decks (including Viewing Bay 17).
Click on the hotspots of the cutaway diagrams, and take a wander around the juggernaut! Check out
interior of the Bridge
Mr Gibber's classroom and the Norfolk Library