Quarter carving of the HMS Hindostan
© UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Image: © UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Royal Naval College, Dartmouth
A full-length bearded, draped male figure with one foot on a globe.
W C Gofe
Designed and carved by W C Gofe for the sum of £30.
A 2nd rate of 80 guns, built at Plymouth and launched in 1841. After 1868 she became a training ship at Dartmouth. She was renamed 'Fisgard III' between 1905 and 1920. After regaining her old name, she was sold for breaking up the following year.
David Pulvertaft 'Figureheads Of The Royal Navy'(Seaforth 2011) p.217
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon TQ 0HJ
Ownership can be cited online
Accessible to public
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