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From previously unnumbered material in Brick Tower. First registered and cat. prior to loan to H.M.S. Warrior, Sept. 1986.

Physical Description

Spear point head of triangular section, with straight sides tapering to a sharpened tip. It is formed of steel in one piece, with a conical socket and langets.

The two langets are short rectangular metal strips which extend from the rim of the socket, and are recessed into the wood. They thus fit flush with the surface of the wooden haft. Two rivet heads are used to secure each langet.

The wooden haft is of circular section. The butt end is reinforced with a conical metal shoe, secured by means of a pair of rivets set through two small langets.L


Dimensions: Overall length: 2172 mm (7 ft 10.5 in), length of head: 127 mm (5 in), length of langets: 190 mm (7.5 in), length of head overall: 381 mm (15 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

An undecipherable mark is stamped towards the base of the head.


Places Britain


Ex L258 (HMS Warrior)