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Binnacle


Nom de l'objet : Binnacle
Catégorie de l'objet : Water Transportation accessory
Matériaux : FIBRE, WOOD, METAL, BRASS
Numéro d'accession : Y2000.151.1
Description : ROUND PANELLED WOOD ON A SQUARE BASE WITH A GAUGE (KELVIN & HUGHES LTD.) ON FRONT ON TOP OF THIS GAUGE IS A PLAQUE WHICH READS KELVIN & HUGHES LTD. / MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN / TYPE - 72823 / SERIAL NO. - 11070. BELOW THE GAUGE IS A PLAQUE THAT HAS THE INITIALS KH AN AN ARROW THROUGH THE LETTERS GOING FROM L-R WOOD COLUMN IS TOPPED WITH A BRASS TOP THAT HAS A HANDLE ON THE LEFT AND A TUBULAR COMPONENT ON THE RIGHT. THERE IS A VIEWING WINDOW IN FRONT ON A CIRCULAR PIECE THAT FOLDS DOWN. AT THE BASE OF THIS BRASS TOP, ON EACH SIDE, IS AN EXTENSION TOPPED WITH A BLACK BALL. MOUNTED ON THE BACK OF THE WOODEN COLUMN IS A DETACHABLE BRASS TUBE & TOP - PROBABLY TO PUT CHARTS IN.
Fonctions : WAS USED ON THE BRIDGE OF THE M.V. BLUENOSE
Hauteur : 149 cm
Longueur : 52 cm
Largeur : 52 cm
Établissement : Yarmouth County Museum  Facebook-Yarmouth County Museum  YouTube-Yarmouth County Museum
Ville de l'établissement : Yarmouth
Province de l'établissement : Nova Scotia

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