Fragment from the USS "Revenge"
Overall: 9 1/2 x 19 x 5 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 48.3 x 14.6 cm )
Block of wood with three large iron spikes protruding from top and a cylindrical hole drilled through one end; from the schooner "Revenge"
Gift of Major Howland Pell
typewritten: on paper label nailed to block (removed in 2011): "PIECE OF THE AMERICAN SCHOONER 'REVENGE' / built at Ticonderoga in 1776 and sunk in / Lake Champlain after the battle of Valcour / Island, October 11, 1776. / Presented by Major Howland Pell, Dec. 31, 1935 / 1935.150"
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