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Figurehead of 'Merry', Salcombe
 
basic info
FigID
F0322
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Figurehead of 'Merry', Salcombe
Vessel name
Merry
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
Buckler's Hard Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Current location
Buckler's Hard Maritime Museum
Location date
29/01/2014
physical info
Description
Maker
Date made
circa 1900
Place made
Size
Materials
Wood
Object history
Believed to be from the yacht 'Merry', Salcombe. Donated to Buckler's Hard Maritime Museum in 1962.
Vessel history
Bibliography
The figurehead of HMS 'Gladiator' 1783 on the same site is a replica, made by Jack Whitehead in 1972. It was based on a drawing of the original.
Ownership info
Owner type
Private
Owner name
Buckler's Hard Maritime Museum
Contact details
Buckler's Hard Maritime Museum, Beaulieau, Hampshire SO42 7XB
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
Yes
Data verified by owner
Date verified