Portsmouth City Docks Archive No 00110

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Rivet from HMS Victory 1752

Contributor: Barbara Stevens

Collection Date: 13.3.08 2.20pm

‘People would keep bits as souvenirs and turn them into different objects.’ ‘All the rivets taken off the Victory were thrown into a big bin – some of my friends (dockies) kept hold of bits.’ ‘The man who made it (Tom Slight) lives on Powerscourt Road. It reminds me of my husband bringing it home.’

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11 Feb 2008 - 16:43:39 by Seran Kubisa in Memories of Portsmouth

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