ROYAL NAVY / H.M.S ARTEFACTS
ANTIQUE SHIP'S NAMEBOARD.
Antique ships nameboard from the British Royal Navy ship H.M.S. GRAEMSAY. This nameboard would have been mounted on the side of the ship's bridge.
ROYAL NAVY HMS SHIPWRECK ARTEFACT
Royal Navy HMS shipwreck artefact
ANTIQUE SAILORS MARITIME FOLK ART CARVING.
Antique sailors folk art wood carving of a saluting seaman. This hand carved sculpture depicts a Royal Navy sailor in uniform and it is stamped at the base H.M.S CAMPERDOWN. It is made from teak so it has probably been made from a piece of replaced decking from the ship.
H.M.S. CAMPERDOWN was a British Royal Navy battle class destroyer, She was named after the Battle of Camperdown, a naval engagement between the British and Dutch that took place in 1797, and resulted in a British victory.
The ship was built by Fairfields Shipbuilding & Engineering Company and launched on 8 February 1944 and commissioned on 18 June 1945.