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Set of models of shipwrights’ tools

Set of models of shipwrights’ tools

Forty tools, together with chest and bench with  vice.  1/8th. full size,in display case with plate inscribed:

An Example of the Skill of Naval Shipwrights

(Mr. E.T. Lukes, Chatham Dockyard)


presented to

the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights


the First Sea Lord

(Admiral Sir Henry Leach, G.C.B., A.D.C.)

September 1980

The tools (to which there is a separate key) were made by Mr Lukes, and presented by him to Sir Henry Leach, and by Sir Henry to the Company. Sir Henry was presented with the freedom of the Company on 17th. July 1980, and was admitted to the livery on 20th April 1983.


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