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HMS Victory:conservation
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Author:  tycho [ Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:58 pm ]
Post subject:  HMS Victory:conservation

Interesting news of work on the conservation of HMS Victory: ... a-century/

I believe we have Lady Hardy to thank that Victory was preserved for posterity. The ship was destined for the breaker's yard and Hardy - unsentimental and tough as teak - prepared to sign the order when Lady Hardy expressed astonishment and Hardy stayed his hand.

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