Piece Of Wood From HMS Alert Rudder 1876 - Artic Exploration

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Mar 04, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
A piece of wood taken from the rudder of HMS Alert and dated 1876.
HMS Alert was converted for Artic exploration in 1874 where she reached 82 degrees North in 1876, she then worked as a survey vessel. and was loaned to the US Navy and the Canadian Government. She was laid up in 1884 and sold.
This piece of wood measures approx 70mm long and has a max thickness of 30mm
In good condition commensurate with it's age
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