Royal Navy Museum Updates Fairmile Restoration Project

Rescue Motor Launch 497 arrived at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool at the end of January 2019 and has been safely under cover in our carpark ever since. The Second World War boat was in very poor condition and could not stay afloat any longer, so she was rescued in the nick of time. She is one…

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Spanish Armada Maps Save after Fundraising Efforts

January 27, 2021 – A RARE set of maps charting the defeat of the Spanish Armada have been saved from being sold overseas after the National Museum of the Royal Navy raised £600,000 in just eight weeks. The ten maps, a complete set, are thought to be the earlies surviving representations of the naval battles and have not left the…

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