Key, clock? instrument? ex SS NAMBUCCA, wrecked 1905; Guest & Chrimes Foundry an...

Name/Title

Key, clock? instrument? ex SS NAMBUCCA, wrecked 1905

About this object

Brass key (square) winged and stamped with "CHRIMES' PATENT G&C .R". Salvaged from the SS NAMBUCCA wrecked near Sinclair Head, Wellington Harbour during foggy weather on 16 January 1905.

Maker

Guest & Chrimes Foundry and Brass Works

Place Made

Rotherham

Medium and Materials

Brass/Metal, 0 - Whole

Inscription and Marks

Chimes Patent G & C R, Stamped

Measurements

Width: 45mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipwreck/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Subject and Association Keywords

Coastal shipping/[Shipping]

Subject and Association Keywords

NAMBUCCA (1898)/VESSELS

Subject and Association Keywords

Wellington/Wellington Region/New Zealand

Collection

Ian Francis Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Ian Francis

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

1987.79

Copyright Licence  

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