H.M.S. 'Victory' block sheaves

Two block sheaves in lignum vitae with brass coaks in the centre that were used aboard H.M.S. 'Victory'. Broad arrows are inscribed on the wood (two one side, one the other) and on each coak (two cast into each side). Inscribed: 'APT 1809'. From HMS 'Victory' 1765.

Object Details

ID: REL0453
Collection: Relics
Type: Block sheave
Display location: Not on display
Vessels: Victory (1765)
Date made: 1809
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Parts: H.M.S. 'Victory' block sheaves

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