Powder keg screw plug
A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. A large brass screw, for screwing down the lid of a powder case, found by Lieutenant William R. Hobson at an abandoned camp site at Cape Felix, King William Island on 25 May 1859. It was collected by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-1859.
- Image reference: F4949
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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