Figurehead of the HMS Diana

Basic Information

FigID
F0249
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the HMS Diana
Vessel name
HMS Diana
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© The Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Copyright notes
Photo: © The Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Current location
The Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Location date
20/03/2013

Physical Information

Description
Short female bust with flowers in her hair. She has a frilled collar and is draped in a red cloak with a lion’s head clasp.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
Materials
Wood
Object history
Vessel history
A 5th rate, 46 guns, built at Chatham in 1822. She was used for harbour service from 1868 and was broken up in 1873 at Chatham.
Bibliography
Admiralty Catalogue(1911) No 194

Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
The Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Contact details
The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TE
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
Yes
Data verified by owner
No
Date verified

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