British Naval Boarding Axe

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Document Record
Title British Naval Boarding Axe
Identifier w1812_X772741
X772741
Document source Parks Canada
Description Boarding axes were used in hand-to-hand combat by sailors during the War of 1812. This fearsome example combines a spear point with an axe head.
Location: Ontario Service Centre
Permanent Link http://1812.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.w1812_X772741