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Victory Live – The Big Repair Continues

The ongoing Victory Live: The Big Repair, by the excellent team at the National Museum of The Royal Navy, represents a significant effort to maintain the historical importance of this iconic naval vessel. In this meticulous process, the utilisation of high-grade stainless steel fasteners from BSSA Member, West Special Fasteners Ltd plays a crucial role in ensuring the structural integrity and long-term preservation of this renowned ship. Despite the fact that these fasteners will remain hidden from view once the work is finished, their quality and durability are essential in securing and safeguarding the intricate components of HMS Victory.

Pictures from West Special Fasteners Derbyshire Factory

West Special Fasteners Ltd‘s high-grade stainless steel fasteners offer unparalleled corrosion resistance and strength, making them an ideal choice for the conservation of HMS Victory. Although these fasteners will not be visible upon completion, their reliable performance and ability to withstand the rigors of marine environments are vital in maintaining the structural stability and authenticity of the vessel.

The new fasteners will discreetly support and protect the various elements of HMS Victory, contributing to the overall longevity and structural soundness of the ship for future generations to appreciate.

The incorporation of high-grade stainless steel fasteners signifies a meticulous approach to detail and a dedication to quality in the conservation of HMS Victory. Despite their inconspicuous nature, these fasteners play a critical role in upholding the framework of the vessel and ensuring its historical significance endures over time.

In summary, the ongoing conservation of HMS Victory with the assistance of high-grade stainless steel fasteners from West Special Fasteners Ltd demonstrates a blend of heritage and innovation. Through a combination of skilled craftsmanship and superior materials, the effort to conserve HMS Victory stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of naval history in the United Kingdom.

You can follow the progress of HMS Victory by using the following link:

HMS Victory: The Big Repair Information Hub | National Museum of the Royal Navy (

Picture below courtesy of the NMRN