H.M.S. 'Victory' wooden fragment

Miniature steel anchor with wooden stock, two miniature coils of rope attached. Tied to the anchor with a piece of string, is a flat piece of oak with a label pinned to it. On the label: 'Fragment cut from the Victory below the waterline after she was rammed by the Neptune 23 Oct 1903.' On reverse: 'To Sir James Caird Bart. with every good wish. Christmas 1930.'

Object Details

ID: REL0586
Collection: Relics
Type: Timber
Display location: Not on display
Vessels: Neptune (1874); Victory (1765)
Date made: 1930
People: Caird, James
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 136 mm x 48 mm x 18 mm

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