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Bell of the 'Shannon', 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070B/10

Scope and Contents

194 x 244 mm. Showing the bell of HMS 'Shannon', dated 1740 and set into the Bermuda dockyard wall. The bell celebrates the victory of the 'Shannon' over the USS 'Chesapeake' outside Boston during the War of 1812. 'Shannon' probably came to Bermuda to refit and left the bell as a trophy.


  • Creation: 1910


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some overall yellowing and a bend across the print.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-10-16 13:04:32+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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