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A head and shoulders bust of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fraser of North Cape. Mounted on a limestone plinth with plaque, the work was commissioned by the committee for the establishment of a memorial to Lord Fraser.

National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Portsmouth


Date

1990

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 71 x W 62 x D 37 cm

Accession number

1991/317

Acquisition method

commissioned by subscription and donation

Work type

Bust

Inscription description

plaque: BRUCE AUSTIN FRASER / ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET / BARON FRASER OF NORTH CAPE / G.C.V. . K.B.E. / 1888 - 1981 / CONTROLLER OF THE NAVY 1939 - 1942 / SECOND IN COMMAND, HOME FLEET 1942 - 1943 / COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, HOME FLEET 1943 - 1944 / THE BATTLE OF NORTH CAPRE 26th DECEMBER 1943 / COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, EASTERN FLEET 1944 / COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET 1944 - 1948 / COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, PORTSMOUTH 1947 - 1948 / FIRST SEA LORD 1948 - 1951


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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3NH England

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