Naval Boarding Pike - Inventory Number: CBN 014
Original Navy issued pike head, constructed of iron, measuring 17 ½” overall. These were specially designed weapons when a vessel would come up against, or alongside, an enemy ship to attack by placing men aboard the enemy ship. The goal of boarding is to capture, or destroy, the enemy vessel. Larger ships carried specially trained and equipped sailors, or marines, as boarders.
Inventory Number: CBN 014