Brass Plate

Brass plate. A flat, rectangular piece of brass with the corners cut. It is inscribed: 'Hecla & Fury 1824-5'. It would appear to relate to Sir William Edward Parry's third voyage in search of the North West Passage, 1824-25. The plate is crudely made and engraved.

Object Details

ID: AAA3968
Collection: Polar Equipment and Relics
Type: Brass Plate
Display location: Not on display
Events: Arctic Exploration: Parry's third voyage, 1824-1825
Vessels: Fury (1814); Hecla (1815)
Date made: 1824-1826; 1824-26
People: Parry, William Edward; Royal United Service Institution
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Measurements: Overall: 188 x 38 mm

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