Mary Rose Museum
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New £27m Mary Rose Museum Opens
2. Mary Rose Museum
The Mary Rose, under the command of Sir George Carew, sank on 19 July 1545 while leading an attack on the French invasion fleet during the Battle of the Solent. The sinking, watched by Henry VIII and the wife of Sir George from Southsea Castle, is said to have deeply affected the king.