Model of an 'Overlead' cable windlass as fitted R.M.S. 'Amazon'

Made:
1906-1909 in London and United Kingdom
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops
designer:
William Horatio Harfield

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Model (scale 1.8) of an "Overlead" cable windlass as fitted R.M.S. "Amazon". From a colour transparency in the Science
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Model, scale 1.8, of an 'Overlead' steam cable windlass as fitted to R.M.S. 'Amazon', designed by WH Harfield, by Science Museum Workshops, London, 1906-1909

Part-sectioned model (made in Museum) of 'Overlead' steam, cable windlass. For use with housing, stockless anchors, (1906). Scale 1:8. This model represents a windlass fitted to SS 'Amazon', 1906.

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Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1909-99
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), stainless steel, steel (metal), white metal (unknown)
type:
windlass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • construction equipment
  • hoisting machinery
  • hoist
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
status:
Permanent collection

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