Dish from the 'Royal George' wreck

A wooden dish retrieved from the wreck site of the ship of the line 'Royal George', which sank at Spithead in 1782. Half a wooden dish made of beech. Inscribed in large capitals on base: 'W.L. 1782'. Possibly belonged to William Leslie, Surgeon's Mate on the ship at the time of her loss.

Object Details

ID: REL0343
Collection: Relics
Type: Dish
Display location: Display - Nelson, Navy, Nation Gallery
Vessels: Royal George (1756)
Date made: ca.1782
Exhibition: Nelson, Navy, Nation
People: Leslie, William; Royal United Service Institution
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Measurements: Overall: 55 mm x 313 mm x 260 mm

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