Naval Sailing Ship Model - HMS Royal George Object Reg. No: HT 17107

Miniature 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.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 110 mm (Height), 40 mm (Width), 140 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Depth of hull from waterline only.

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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.

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