HM Fri­gate Uni­corn

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DUNDEE, SCOT­LAND

Where iron makes an ap­pear­ance

For a 200-year- old ves­sel, the Uni­corn is in re­mark­ably good shape – prob­a­bly be­cause she is housed in her very own mu­seum. Ea­gle- eyed vis­i­tors will no­tice that the ves­sel boasts rel­a­tively large amounts of iron – ev­i­dence that the age of tim­ber ves­sels were num­bered. friga­te­u­ni­corn.org

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