Buck­ler’s Hard mu­seum

BBC History Magazine - - Out & About / History Explorer -

NEW FOR­EST, HAMPSHIRE Where a pri­vate ship­yard pros­pered

Much of the Ge­or­gian navy was built not in naval dock­yards but in pri­vate ship­yards such as Buck­ler’s Hard just up the road from Portsmouth. Dozens of navy war­ships were crafted here in the 18th cen­tury un­der the tute­lage of mas­ter ship­builder Henry Adams. buck­ler­shard.co.uk

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