Foremast crow's nest bell

Foremast crow's nest bell RMS Mauretania (1907-35). Double handbell type argent. Cast in crown staple and clapper. Top part painted red, shackled to a davit-shaped bracket, painted white. Ornamental bell rope. 'MAURETANIA' incised and painted black.

Object Details

ID: EQA0475
Collection: Ship equipment; Communications and signalling
Type: Foremast crow's nest bell
Display location: Display - Sea Things Gallery
Vessels: Mauretania (1907)
Date made: circa 1907
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 560 mm x 510 mm x 510 mm x 109 kg
Parts: Foremast crow's nest bell

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