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Amongst 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.


Dimensions: Overall length: 2451 mm (7 ft 11.5 in), length of head: 121 mm (4.75 in), length of langets: 184 mm (7.25 in), length of head overall: 368 mm (14.5 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

In middle of face of head: crown. On haft, 127 mm (5 in) from base of cheeks, painted: TXII.


Places Britain


Ex L258 (HMS Warrior)