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In Bristol, the world's first iron steamship and luxury liner has been restored to its 1843 appearance. This vessel, which weighs 3,443 tons, was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a Victorian engineer. Incidentally, in 1831 (at the age of 25), Brunel began the Bristol landmark Clifton Suspension Bridge over the 76m-deep (250-ft.) Somerset Gorge at Clifton .