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A gunmetal nail removed from the deck of HMS VICTORY in 1977 during ongoing maintenance.
A piece of the timber from HMS VICTORY with the plaque made from copper sheathing from the ship’s bottom.

Received, with many thanks, from Gerald “Jerry” McNair, who joined the RCNVR at STAR in 1943 and served as a stoker in the Escort Carrier HMS PUNCHER (Royal Navy but Canadian manned) for almost two years during the Second World War. Jerry worked at Westinghouse as a machinist after the war and among other endeavours, was a volunteer with Friends of HMCS HAIDA.

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