Search Results for: "Scotland"

HMS Prince of Wales

Scottish Maritime Museum

A half-length bust of a clean-shaven, youthful male figure in red military uniform. He wears a sword belt, the sash and star of the Order of the Garter and crowns denoting his rank on his collar.

HMS Isis

HMS Unicorn, Dundee

Female half-length bust, wearing a helmet and scaled armour. Her long hair falls over her shoulders. The shoulders and the base of the figure are draped and there are two rows of beads running around the body below the breasts.

HMS Duncan

HMS Caledonia, Rosyth

This figurehead is a three quarter length figure portrayal of Admiral Lord Duncan (1731-1804). Duncan was known for his involvement in the Battle of Camperdown in 1797 and the French Revolutionary War, 1793-1802. The Hellyer design shows Duncan in a naval uniform with sash. The trailboards are decorated with a flag, a cannon, cannonballs and a branch of an oak tree. These trophies symbolize the Admiral’s victories.

HMS Conflict

HMS Caledonia, Rosyth

A male bust of a warrior dressed in classical armour and wearing a plumed helmet. He has dark hair and a thick moustache.

HMS Active

HMS Caledonia, Rosyth

This figurehead is of a three-quarter-length female figure. The figure holds a rose in her right hand.

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