London, South Kensington
25 May 2006
AN OAK DESK-SET COMMEMORATING THE LAUNCH OF H.M.S. BEAVER, 1982
the carved base with name, profile and badges, two model cannon emplacements, pens and a ropework border, brass plate inscribed PRESENTED TO LADY STAVELEY/8TH MAY 1982/BY YARROW SHIPBUILDER'S LTD, contained in a fitted travelling box, the base -- 26in. (66cm.) diameter; together with a framed picture of Beaver. (2)
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Beaver was decomissioned in 1999 and sold for scrapping in 2001.
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