Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

HMS CAVALIER - Mid Ships Restoration

HMS CAVALIER was the Royal Navy's last operational Second World War destroyer and is now preserved at Chatham as a memorial to the 143 British destroyers and 11,000 men lost at sea during the war. This project aims to conserve and restore the mid-ships area which is currently in need of repair.

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It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 August 2012 to 12:00 AM, 1 March 2013

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HMS CAVALIER is an active resource, both as a museum ship but also as an educational resource and it forms a key part of our educational programmes. The heavy use of this ships means that ongoing maintenance is required to keep HMS CAVALIER in a condition that is suitable, both as a musuem ship and as an educational resource. Specifically, work is required on...................


We aim to solve this ongoing issue with a programme of maintenance, led by our Head of Shipkeeping, that will not only repair any current damage but will act as preventative action against further wear and tear. Specifically.....