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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
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There have been two HMS Romulus’ in the Royal Navy. One was captured but the French in 1781, the other was in service from 1785 until she was broken up in 1816.
Model - 42 gun frigate originally thought to be HMS Romulus c.1800. Large model plank on frame hull, rigging, no sails. Moderately fine work. Repaired in c.1968 by Buckler Hard Museum, Beaulieu where it was on loan until 1976. Exhibited at the 1976 Exhibition at Greenwich before being returned to Snowshill. CPW item number 151 (Blue).
CPW item 151 Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.