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Figurehead of the HMS Amazon
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basic info
FigID
F0269
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the HMS Amazon
Vessel name
HMS Amazon
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Copyright notes
Photo: © UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Current location
Southwick House, near Portsmouth
Location date
physical info
Description
A curly light haired female bust, wearing scaled armour and draped in a cloak.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
Materials
Wood
Object history
Vessel history
A 5th rate of 46 guns, built at Deptford and launched in 1821. Under the command of Captain Edward Norwich Troubridge she was employed on the China Station and was involved in anti-pirate activities. She was broken up in 1863.
Bibliography
David Pulvertaft 'Figureheads Of The Royal Navy' (Seaforth 2011) p.205
Admiralty Catalogue (1911) No 182
Ownership info
Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
National Museum of the Royal Navy
Contact details
National Museum of the Royal Navy, HM Naval Base (PP66), Portsmouth PO1 3NH
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
By appointment
Data verified by owner
No
Date verified