SX8751 : Figurehead from HMY Osborne, Britannia Royal Naval College

taken 23 days ago, near to Dartmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Figurehead from HMY Osborne, Britannia Royal Naval College
Figurehead from HMY Osborne, Britannia Royal Naval College
See LinkExternal link on Royal Museums Greenwich websites for a detailed description. It was brought from The Royal Naval College, Osborne, located in the grounds of Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, which served as the junior training establishment for the training of naval cadets of the Military Branch of the Royal Navy from 1903 to 1921. Cadets spent two years under study there before transferring for two years' further study at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.
Britannia Royal Naval College
Britannia Royal Naval College is the main establishment training Naval officers. It was built at Dartmouth in 1905, designed by Sir George Aston Webb. From 1863 the training hulks Britannia and Hindostan were moored on the river; when these wooden ships became unsuitable nearby land was purchased as a base.
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Date Taken
Monday, 20 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites  City, Town centre  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Figurehead 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8758 5198 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.4177N 3:34.9031W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8760 5199
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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