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A narrative of the loss of the ROYAL GEORGE at Spithead, August, 1782; Tracey's attempt to raise her in 1783; her demolition and removal by Major-General Pasley's operations in 1839-40-41-42 & 43; including a statement of her sinking.

Date: c 1850
Dimensions:
Overall: 23 x 112 x 72 mm, 0.1 kg
Medium: Ink on paper, bound in wood boards, leather spine, gilt
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Keith Wingrove
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Book
Object No: 00004505
Place Manufactured:Portsmouth

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    An account of attempts to raise the ROYAL GEORGE at Spithead. A small clipping has been pasted on to the first page 'The publisher begs to inform the public that the timber from which the covers of this book were made, was purchased at H M Dock Yard, Portsmouth, and they may fully confide on its being a genuine relic of the ill-fated ROYAL GEORGE'.
    HistoryHMS ROYAL GEORGE sank during maintenance off Portsmouth 28 August 1762 with the loss of around 900 lives.
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    Printer: S Horsey
    Publisher: S Horsey

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