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    Posted: 02-Jan-2013 at 10:15

This is the flagship of Henry V built in the ealy 15th century. It was the biggest warship of its time and the first to be armed with cannons. However, she saw little action: on her first voyage the crew mutinied. In 1439 she caught fire and sank at her moorings on the River Hamble
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She had nice lines. Allegedly you can still see whats left at low tide. Remarkable considering what should have been the devastation of the water and corrosive, if not acidic natures, of tidal rivers connecting to the sea.
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Time Team: in search of Henry's flagship
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