Figurehead of the HMS Gleaner

Basic Information

FigID
F0293
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of the HMS Gleaner
Vessel name
HMS Gulnare
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© UK MoD Crown Copyright 1983
Copyright notes
Current location
Fort Blockhouse, Gosport
Location date
02/04/2013

Physical Information

Description
Female three-quarter-length bust.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
Materials
Wood
Object history
The National Maritime Museum example FHD0080 was attributed to this vessel, but David Pulvertaft suggests it comes from HMS 'Serpent' 1832.
Vessel history
A wood paddle, gun vessel launched in 1833 at Deptford and designed by Sir W. Symonds. Her name was orginally 'Gulnare' but was changed to 'Gleaner' in 1938. She was broken up at Deptford in 1848.
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Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Contact details
Fort Blockhouse, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 2AB
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
By appointment
Data verified by owner
No
Date verified

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