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Naval Sailing Ship Model - HMS Royal George Reg. No: HT 17107
- Minature model of the three-masted three-decked British naval ship HMS Royal George of the mid 18th-century.
HMS Royal George was a 100-gun ship launched in 1756 and sank at Portsmouth on 29 August 1782 with the loss of over 800 lives. In 1839-40 the wreck was one of the earliest to be explored by divers using air supplied from a vessel on the surface.
|Dimensions:||110 mm (Height), 40 mm (Width), 140 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Depth of hull from waterline only.|
|Tagged with:||battleships, naval vessels, sailing vessels, shipping, water transport|
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Wind Power - Sailing Vessels|
|Tertiary Classification:||model naval vessels - british|
|References:||See Björn Landström, The Ship - A Survey of the History of the Ship from Primitive Raft to the Nuclear-Powered Submarine with Reconstructions in Words and Pictures, Allen & Unwin, 1961. Translated from Skeppet by Michael Phillips.|