SZ6299 : HMS Marlborough Figurehead, Gunwharf Quays

taken 5 years ago, near to Gosport, Hampshire, Great Britain

HMS Marlborough Figurehead, Gunwharf Quays
HMS Marlborough Figurehead, Gunwharf Quays
This is the figurehead of HMS Marlborough, saved in 1925 when the ship was scrapped. HMS Marlborough, a 6500 ton 131 gun battle sailing ship built in 1855, was the last of her kind to have a figurehead.

The figurehead was placed here in 2002 during the redevelopment of the Quays area.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6295 9978 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.6505N 1:6.4932W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 62956 99780
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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19th Century  Victorian  Nineteenth Century  Figurehead  Portsmouth Harbour  Gunwharf Quays 

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