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naval cot

Ship equipment

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Collection Ship equipment
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID ZBA0556
Description 1st World War type invalid cot made of Royal Naval canvas with brass eyelets to lace item up into a box shape. Stiffened with a batten at each end and three ropes for suspension. Two flaps in the base to lace in a bottom board. Extra material at sides to cover patient and keep them dry on deck. Used for transport and as an emergency bed.
Date made

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials brass; canvas
Measurements Overall: 3030 x 1685 mm
  • naval cot (ZBA0556)
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