Naval History

Watch: Piece of Navy history found in London's waters

An artist and London mudlark has shared details of her latest "extraordinary" find  – which she believes belonged to a Royal Navy vessel from either the late 18th or early 19th Century.

Nicola White, who Forces News met a few years ago to discuss her military discoveries, says the item was used onboard HMS Merlin hundreds of years ago.

As a mudlark, she regularly searches along the banks of the River Thames for treasures of the past – which is where she discovered her most recent piece of military history.

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