Underwater view taken in the fore of the Dauphine (1704). Excavation of single blocks, fiddle-blocks, fairleads and deadeyes, found near a glazed earthenware pitcher and a twig broom. These rigging elements were spares, stowed in the one of the frigate's forward holds. (Ref. : NAT99_SM017)

Frédéric Osada (Images Explorations) © MCC / DRASSM
The fore of the Dauphine