Shiver me Timbers!

18th June 2024

Timbers ‘shivering’ originally meant the shaking of a wooden ship, sometimes to pieces, when battered by adverse conditions. In the case of famous ships these pieces were often preserved and then sold off as souvenirs. The pounding taken by the redoubtable Trafalgar battleship HMS Bellerophon, her damage was inflicted by French cannon fire.

 

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