HMS Bellona (1760) | Projects | HMS Bellona (1760) | Update 298

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Mar 20 2006

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This is Bellona's keel, which was made from several pieces of Elm, scarphed together with table and coak joints. Elm was chosen for the keel as it was extremely resistant to rot when fully submerged in water.

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