Antique ship's nameboards and sternboards have always been very decorative. They advertise the name of the vessel and range from early wooden hand carved versions to boards with large cast brass lettering.
Antique ships nameboard from the British Royal Navy ship H.M.S. GRAEMSAY. This nameboard would have been mounted on the side of the ship's bridge.
Cast brass letters mounted onto a wooden backboard.
Dimensions: Length 4ft 10" / 148 cm - Letter height 6" / 15 cm.
Antique ships sternboard from the ship FLYING FISH. This nameboard would have been mounted onto the stern of the ship.
A curved sternboard which has been hand carved in relief with raised lettering.
Dimensions: Length 5ft 10" / 178 cm - Letter height 4.5" / 11 cm. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.
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