HMS VICTORY 1744


Yesterday evening English Heritage’s Chair spoke in a short debate in the House of Lords. Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn called for the debate to ask the Government how they will ensure that the wreck of HMS Victory, sunk in 1744, is not subjected to inappropriate commercial exploitation.

The debate can be read here

Advertisements

One thought on “HMS VICTORY 1744

  1. Might I bring your attention to the views of the actual descendants of Sir John Balchen, who died with his crew of over a 1000 men, on his flagship HMS Victory. The web site expresses our disgust at the commercial exploitation of the war grave and shows that Sir Robert Balchin, now Lord Lingfield (a senior conservative politician), to whom the wreck was gifted with his Maritime Heritage Foundation, is NOT as has been reported in the media, a descendant of the Admiral.
    https://sites.google.com/site/adsirjohnbalchendescendant/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s