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Figurehead of the HMS Mariner
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basic info
FigID
F0253
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the HMS Mariner
Vessel name
HMS Mariner
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 info
Description
Male bust with thick black wavy hair and thick sideburns. He is wearing an open-necked jacket with large buttons. The shirt collar is worn outside the jacket.
Maker
Hellyer
Date made
1845
Place made
Portsmouth
Size
Materials
Wood
Object history
Hellyer design for the sum of £7.10.0
Vessel history
A 16 gun brig, launched at Pembroke Dock in 1846. From 1847-50 she was stationed off West Africa then in the East Indies. From 1854 she was on the North America and West Indies station and was sold for breaking up in 1865.
Bibliography
David Pulvertaft 'Figureheads Of The Royal Navy' (Seaforth 2011) p.220
Ownership info
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