H.M.S. 'Victory' caulking material

Caulking material. A slab of oakum full of pitch. Label: 'Specimen of the caulking taken from the main wales of HMS 'Victory' on July 1823'.

Object Details

ID: REL0442
Collection: Relics
Type: Caulking material
Display location: Not on display
Vessels: Victory (1765)
People: Royal United Service Institution
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Measurements: Overall: 17 mm x 216 mm x 162 mm

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