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H.M.S. “King George V”

H.M.S. “King George V”

Plaque on Starboard Side:

His Majesty King George VI

Permanent Master

Worshipful Company of Shipwrights

Launched the Ship 21st February 1939

Port Side:

Presented by the designer

Sir Stanley V. Goodall, KCB, OBE

Prime Warden 1950

Presented 1951 by Sir Stanley V. Goodall, KCB, OBE, in commemoration of his year as Prime Warden 1950-1951. As Director of Naval Construction, he had been responsible for the design of this class of battleships.

In case 18 ins. x 4.3/4 ins.


In the base of the model is:

 King George V 1911 Gold Sovereign

“Egypt” Salvage. This sovereign was recovered

in June 1932 by the Italian

Salvage Steamer “Artiglio”

from the P & O steamer “Egypt”

which sank off Ushant on

May 28th 1922, in 70 fathoms

after collision.

P.G. Mackinnon

Chaiman of LLOYDS

30th June 1932.

 Presented by A.M. Hughes, Assistant to the Court.


H.M.S. King George V

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