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HMS Racehorse Nails

Date made: 19th Century

Description: Two complete, square profile, probably used to fix copper sheathing plates to the hull. Although the plates were copper, the nails were often made from brass as it was a stronger material.

Read about HMS Racehorse (1702)

Measurements: 30 mm x 5 mm; 35 mm x 05 mm; 4 g; 2.6 g (weight)

Materials: copper alloy

Object name: nails

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 1968-0275e

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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