Clamp, mast; [?]; [?]; 2011.218

Name/Title

Clamp, mast

About this object

Mast clamp; a heavy, iron mast clamp, from the 'Surat'.

The 'Surat' ran aground in a sinking condition, in Catlins Bay (now Surat Bay), on the 1st of January, 1874. No lives were lost, but the passengers lost many of their personal possessions. A later marine inquiry found the Captain and First Officer to be at fault for the wreck.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, iron

Measurements

h 810mm x l 340mm x w 90mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

navigation. merchant marine, shipwrecks and fires

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

equipment

Object number

2011.218

Copyright Licence  

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