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line throwing frame

EQA0085
Ship equipment

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Collection Ship equipment
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID EQA0085
Description Line throwing frame (see also mortar EQA0085.1). A wooden frame in two sections. The base section of rectangular shape, with canted corners, is fitted with a border of tapering wooden pegs on which the line for the throwing equipment is wound. A second wooden frame with three cut out sections and bordered with holes, fits over the base frame and keeps the wound line in place. Inscribed on two metal plates 'E BONIS INVENTORIS'.
Date made c.1850

Artist/Maker Manby, George William
Moore, S.V.
Place made Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: unknown; wood
Measurements Overall: 737 mm x 483 mm
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