1929 - New Naval Museum

22nd March. The famous marine artist, Mr. W. L. Wyllie, RA., laid the foundation stone to the new naval museum that was situated at the harbour end of an old rigging shed and was to hold a panorama of the battle of Trafalgar as seen from the stern windows of the 80 gun French ship Neptune.

The panorama at the time was being painted by Wyllie with help from his daughter.