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Background imageRecovered Collection: Cody Kite Recovered

Cody Kite Recovered
The Royal Navy recover one of Codys military kites from Portsmouth Harbour. Date: 1903

Background imageRecovered Collection: DE PREDIS, Cristoforo (1440-1486). Stories of

DE PREDIS, Cristoforo (1440-1486). Stories of Saint Joachim, Saint Anne, Virgin Mary, Jesus, the Baptist and the End of the World. 1476

Background imageRecovered Collection: Douglas A-4B Skyhawk 142928

Douglas A-4B Skyhawk 142928
United States Navy - Douglas A-4B Skyhawk 142928 (MSN 11990), at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ. shortly after being recovered from the 'Boneyard' at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Background imageRecovered Collection: Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning 42-67638

Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning 42-67638 (msn 422-2149), on display at Hill AFB Museum. This aircraft crash-landed on Buldir Island, Alaska in 1944 and was recovered in 1994. Date: circa 2000

Background imageRecovered Collection: Royal Navy - de Havilland DH. 82 Queen Bee K8671

Royal Navy - de Havilland DH. 82 Queen Bee K8671
Royal Navy - de Havilland DH.82 Queen Bee K8671 (msn 5204), being recovered by cruiser HMS Newcastle after a live-fire anti-aircraft gunnery practice

Background imageRecovered Collection: Royal Air Force Supermarine Swift FR. 5 WK281

Royal Air Force Supermarine Swift FR. 5 WK281
Royal Air Force Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK281. Built by Vickers Armstrong and delivered on 5 November 1956, WK281 joined No 79 Squadron at RAF Gutersloh

Background imageRecovered Collection: A Whitehead Torpedo being recovered probably WW1

A Whitehead Torpedo being recovered probably WW1

Background imageRecovered Collection: Supermarine Swift FR. 5 7712M - WK281

Supermarine Swift FR. 5 7712M - WK281
Royal Air Force Supermarine Swift FR.5 7712M / WK281. Built by Vickers Armstrong and delivered on 5 November 1956, WK281 joined No 79 Squadron at RAF Gutersloh

Background imageRecovered Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, view of B Deck restaurant

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, view of B Deck restaurant
White Star Line, RMS Titanic, view of a la carte restaurant on B Deck. A section of a column from this restaurant was recovered by CS Minia while searching for bodies following the sinking. Date: 1912

Background imageRecovered Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, column section from restaurant

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, column section from restaurant
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Section of a column from Titanic?s a la carte restaurant on B Deck. Fluted with a 1ins. gilt carved ribbon

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Lusitania, brass porthole recovered from wreck

RMS Lusitania, brass porthole recovered from wreck
RMS LUSITANIA: An extremely rare brass porthole recovered from the wreck of the Lusitania in 1982. The porthole bears several labels, principally Porthole No

Background imageRecovered Collection: Titanic postcard from passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo

Titanic postcard from passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - postcard written by Third-Class passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo-Martino from Queenstown, Ireland, on 11 April 1912

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Carpathia, salvaged red octagonal floor tile

RMS Carpathia, salvaged red octagonal floor tile
RMS Carpathia, salvaged red patterned earthenware octagonal floor tile from an unknown location on the ship, approx. 0.875 (d) x 5.875 (w) x 6 inches (diameter)

Background imageRecovered Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic - Charles Crumplin letter

White Star Line, RMS Titanic - Charles Crumplin letter
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - First Class Bedroom Steward and victim Charles Crumplin, handwritten letter on Titanic stationery with White Star Line watermark, undated but written from Queenstown

Background imageRecovered Collection: White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board

White Star Line, Titanic lettercard written on board
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - Second Class passenger and victim Henry James Beauchamp, rare Titanic lettercard written on board and posted with original one penny stamp

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a silver cigar case of rectangular outline with rounded corners

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - signet ring recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - an 18 carat gold and small old-cut diamond solitaire band/signet ring, slightly tapering (1/4ins)

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister

RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister
RMS Titanic - highly significant and historically important letter to Sixth Officer James Moody's sister. Dated 7 May 1912

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - CS Mackay-Bennett cable-laying ship

RMS Titanic - CS Mackay-Bennett cable-laying ship
RMS Titanic - sepia press photograph of the CS Mackay-Bennett transatlantic cable-laying and cable repair ship which recovered most of the bodies of the victims of the Titanic sinking

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - letter in Swedish, Carl Asplund, victim

RMS Titanic - letter in Swedish, Carl Asplund, victim
RMS Titanic - Lillian Asplund Collection - a letter written in Swedish, including the words of an old Swedish song, and mentioning his son Oscar. Recovered from Carl Asplund's body

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - letter to Carl Asplund, victim

RMS Titanic - letter to Carl Asplund, victim
RMS Titanic - Lillian Asplund Collection - a letter written in Swedish, dated Worcester, 28 February 1912, to Carl Asplund. I have received your letter today

Background imageRecovered Collection: Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037

Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037 (msn 10915, 51-8037), at Wright Field, Wright-Patterson AFB, for display at the Air Force Museum, with Boeing KB-50J 49-0389

Background imageRecovered Collection: Lockheed T-33A-1-LO 51-4492

Lockheed T-33A-1-LO 51-4492
United States Air Force - Lockheed T-33A-1-LO 51-4492 (msn 580-5787), at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for storage and disposal, circa 1970

Background imageRecovered Collection: EURYDICE SINKS

EURYDICE SINKS
Royal Navy training frigate, returning from Bermuda, sinks in a storm off the Isle of Wight, losing some 300 lives : later she will be recovered, but the dead stay dead. Date: 24 March 1878

Background imageRecovered Collection: Grumman F3F-2 N20RW - 0972

Grumman F3F-2 N20RW - 0972 This aircraft crashed into a mountain at Wailuki, Maui, Hawaii on 24 June 1941, whilst flying with VMF-211

Background imageRecovered Collection: Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037

Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037
(ex United States Air Force) - Fairchild C-119F-FA Flying Boxcar O-18037 (msn 10915, 51-8037), at Wright Field, Wright-Patterson AFB, for display at the Air Force Museum, with Boeing KB-50J 49-0389

Background imageRecovered Collection: Cartoon, Wilson Barrett and G R Sims, Called Back

Cartoon, Wilson Barrett and G R Sims, Called Back
Cartoon, Called Back. Wilson Barrett (left), actor, manager and playwright - Glad to have you back, Mr Sims. George Robert Sims (right), English journalist, poet, dramatist and novelist

Background imageRecovered Collection: Underwater Wrecks Museum Salvaged Sherman tank

Underwater Wrecks Museum Salvaged Sherman tank
War wrecks in French waters became the property of the French Government and millions of tons of scrap iron were recovered by specialised firms

Background imageRecovered Collection: 6th Canadian Field Company Canadian Royal Engineers

6th Canadian Field Company Canadian Royal Engineers
This, with other plaques, is on the side of a DD Sherman tank in Courseulles recovered from the sea. The area was the aiming point for the 7th Canadian Brigade Group whose engineers had the task of

Background imageRecovered Collection: WW1 - Incendiary dropped in Zeppelin raid on Bury St Edmunds

WW1 - Incendiary dropped in Zeppelin raid on Bury St Edmunds
WW1 - Home Front - The remains of an incendiary bomb which was dropped during a Zeppelin raid on Bury St Edmunds in April 1915. Date: 1915

Background imageRecovered Collection: Royal Air Force Captured Messerschmitt Bf 110C-5 AX772

Royal Air Force Captured Messerschmitt Bf 110C-5 AX772 (Luftwaffe 5F-CM of $(F)/14) (W.Nr. 2177) Buit by Gothaer Waggonfabrik AG 5F-CM was based at Cherbourg

Background imageRecovered Collection: Fairey Flycatcher amphibian N9937

Fairey Flycatcher amphibian N9937
Fleet air Arm Fairey Flycatcher amphibian N9937 of Eagle Flight, being recovered after a mishap near Hong Kong Date: circa 1925

Background imageRecovered Collection: Hoisting a recovered torpedo back on board Royal Navy

Hoisting a recovered torpedo back on board Royal Navy

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - nail scissors recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - nail scissors recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - silver mounted steel nail scissors with rusted steel blades

Background imageRecovered Collection: RMS Titanic - postcard from Ernest Tomlin, victim

RMS Titanic - postcard from Ernest Tomlin, victim
RMS Titanic - postcard from third class passenger and victim Ernest Portage Tomlin. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett on 21 April 1912

Background imageRecovered Collection: DI Jill McTeague, Arts & Antiques Squad, with necklace

DI Jill McTeague, Arts & Antiques Squad, with necklace
DI Jill McTeague of the Arts & Antiques Squad of the Metropolitan Police, holding a stolen necklace which has been recovered

Background imageRecovered Collection: Basuto Gun War, 1880 - cattle recovered

Basuto Gun War, 1880 - cattle recovered
Recovery of cattle from the Basutos by the British forces, during the Basuto Gun War, 1880. Date: 1880

Background imageRecovered Collection: The Franklin Relics

The Franklin Relics
Relics of the Franklin Expedition, recovered by Dr John Rae. Date: 1854

Background imageRecovered Collection: Egyptian mummy. National Archaeology Museum. Madrid. Spain

Egyptian mummy. National Archaeology Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageRecovered Collection: Cured horses leaving a depot, Western Front, WW1

Cured horses leaving a depot, Western Front, WW1
Cured horses leaving a depot after hospital treatment on the Western Front in France during World War One. Date: circa 1916

Background imageRecovered Collection: Cattle Recovered

Cattle Recovered
Imperial forces recover the cattle which had been sequestered by the Flemish rebels. Date: 1485

Background imageRecovered Collection: Bronze cooking utensils recovered from Pompeii, Italy

Bronze cooking utensils recovered from Pompeii, Italy
Bronze cooking utensils recovered from excavations at Pompeii, Italy. Date: 1906

Background imageRecovered Collection: Recovered

Recovered

Background imageRecovered Collection: Elegy on a Mad Dog

Elegy on a Mad Dog
" The man recovered of the bite; The dog it was that died." Published: late 19th century

Background imageRecovered Collection: La Turbie - Door and Street of the Tower

La Turbie - Door and Street of the Tower
La Turbie, France - Door and Street of the Tower. The village is built, partly, with old stones recovered from the ruins of the Trophy of the Alpes (Trophy of Augustus)

Background imageRecovered Collection: Poultry, The City, London

Poultry, The City, London - looking toward the Mansion House

Background imageRecovered Collection: A Mine used as a Buoy, 1916

A Mine used as a Buoy, 1916
Photograph showing a German mine, which had been laid on the River Tigris, then recovered and used as a buoy for shipping

Background imageRecovered Collection: Egypt Wreck - 7

Egypt Wreck - 7
Though some of the gold and silver sunk off Brest with this P&O liner has been recovered by divers, others continue to search believing there is more to be recovered



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