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HMS Racehorse sheathing

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Folded, probably piece of copper plate from the hull of the ship to protect the wood from salt-water and pests.

Read about HMS Racehorse (1702)

Measurements: 65 mm x 25 mm; 9.6 g (weight)

Materials: copper alloy

Object name: sheathing

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 1974-0251/18

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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