~ Barrel Made From The Teak Of HMS Sesame ~
A barrel made from the teak of the First World War S-Class destroyer HMS Sesame.
The barrel would have been made from the wood of the ship when it was scrapped, which in this case was in 1934.
The barrel has a removable wooden lid with a small circular metal plaque to the top reading ‘From The Teak Of HMS Sesame’.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel has a diameter of 10cm (4 inches) and a height of 12.5cm (5 inches).
It weighs 130g.
~ Condition ~
The barrel is in a very good condition with only a little light surface wear but no damages.
~ HMS Sesame ~
HMS Sesame was one of 67 S-Class destroyers ordered for the Royal Navy in 1917 which saw active service in the last months of the
First World War and in the Russian and Irish Civil Wars during the early 1920s. Most were relegated to the reserve by the mid-1920s
and subsequently scrapped under the terms of the London Naval Treaty.
HMS Sesame was laid down in March 1918, launched in December 1918 and completed in March 1919. She was sold in May of 1934.
Barrel Made From The Teak Of HMS Sesame