Object Title

Display label

Display label

Date

1800-1950

Object Number

XVIII.670

Physical Description

19th century display panel for the Keel of the 'Royal George' made in the shape of a shield. The text of the panel reads: 'Part of the keel of the Royal George of 100 guns. This fine ship lying on her keel at Spithead was over turned and sank by which fatal accident about 600 persons including the brave Admiral Kempenfelt were launched into eternity Augst 29th 1782.'

Associations

Places Britain