National Geographic : 1941 Dec
818 The National Geographic Magazine © E. Newton Hamilton Relics from the Wreck of H.M.S. Winchester At top is a bar shot destructive against masts and rigging. Row below, left to right: cannon ball, lead bar, and plugged hand grenade. Next below: sheet lead roll, small cannon ball, brass candleholder, and bit of hemp cable. Bottom: two musket balls embedded in coral. Pan American Photo Service, Inc. From a Lump of Coral Came This Choice Find-a Silver Porringer Clustered with it beneath the same protective covering were other relics of the wrecked H. M . S . Winchester-two brass candleholders, a broken green glass bottle, and four hand grenades. For centuries there has been a Winchester in the British navy. Today's ship of that name is an escort destroyer.