H.M.S. 'Victory' wooden block

A rough block of oak that was reportedly to be part of the original wood that was used to build H.M.S. 'Victory'. There is a label gummed on label inscribed: 'A piece of the original wood of H.M.S. "Victory". "The Trafalgar" flagship'.

Object Details

ID: REL0455
Collection: Relics
Type: Timber
Display location: Not on display
Events: Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
Vessels: Victory (1765)
Date made: 21 Oct 1805
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 70 mm x 125 mm x 95 mm

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