Good luck' horseshoe mounted on submarine K10 at its launch, 1916.

Made:
1917 in England

Metal horseshoe, mounted on mahogany plaque, was mounted on submarine K.10 when launched in 1917, probably English, 1870-1916

Metal horseshoe, mounted on mahogany plaque, probably English, 1870-1916. Assembled in Vickers boatyard, Barrow. Installed as a good luck charm on HM submarine K.10 prior to launch in 1917.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A63676
Materials:
horseshoe, iron, ? material and plaque, mahogany
type:
submersibles
credit:
Gore and Son