Records And Descriptions relating to Historical Events

This catagory is composed of small collections of documents relating to specific events. It includes sketches of operations for raising the wreck of the ROYAL GEORGE and coloured illustrations with notes of items salvaged by Colonel Sir Charles Pasley (1780-1861) from the ROYAL GEORGE and the EDGAR, 1839 to 1840; press cuttings and correspondence relating to the Benin Expedition, 1897; and press cuttings and watercolours of the Zeebrugge Raid, 1918, with a chart used on the occasion by Sub-Lieutenant (later Captain) Nevil Pritchard (fl.1900-1979) of the WHIRLWIND. There are also records relating to Edmond Halley's visit to Saint Helena in 1677-1678.

Record Details

Item reference: HSR/Z; REC
Catalogue Section: Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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