Barel stave, wreck of the Aimable Grenot (1749). This stave is engraved with the word "BEVRE", which no doubt should be read "BEURRE", or butter. It was found at the very fore end of the ship, and perhaps indicates the existence of a barrel of butter, no doubt brought aboard for cooking purposes

Teddy Seguin (Adramar) © MCC / DRASSM
Barrel stave