H.M.S. 'Captain' wood fragment

Small piece of pine from HMS 'Captain' 1869. Label: ' Part of the bowsprit of H.M.S. "Captain" Iron-clad Turret Ship, lost in a squall off Cape Finisterre, 12.15 am 7. Sept. 1870. Capt H.T. Burgoyne. V.C. with Capt. Couper Coles. R.N. the designer and 481 others were lost.'

Object Details

ID: REL0235
Collection: Relics
Type: Timber
Display location: Not on display
Vessels: Captain (1869)
Date made: 1869; 1870
People: Royal United Service Institution
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Measurements: Overall: 6 mm x 89 mm x 46 mm

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