Ice saw

Used on Nares' Arctic expedition 1875. Handle of ice saw. Varnished wooden pole with wider diameter in the centre and rounded ends. Carved with inscription "ALERT III". "ICE SAW HANDLE" (painted).

Object Details

ID: AAA4042
Collection: Polar Equipment and Relics
Type: Ice saw
Display location: Not on display
Events: Arctic Exploration: North Pole expedition, Nares, 1875-1876
Vessels: Alert (1856)
Date made: 1875
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 75 mm x 75 mm x 1530 mm x 3 kg

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