The President's Desk
PART OF SIR EDWARD BELCHER’S SHIP
IS NOW PRESIDENT BUSH’S DESK
According to a news report, President George W. Bush has decided to keep the "Resolute" desk as his Presidential desk in the Oval Office. The desk was made from material taken from the British ship Resolute, which in 1852 was one of the ships commanded by Admiral Sir Edward Belcher (1799-1877) of the British Royal Navy during his search for the Northwest Passage.
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