Pair of protective gauntlet mitten gloves, with index finger housing, for shipboard firefighting suit

Made:
1981 in Bristol
maker:
Bristol Uniforms Limited

Pair of protective gauntlet mitten gloves, with index finger housing, for shipboard firefighting 'Fleet' suit, designed for use on board ship, by Bristol Uniforms Limited, Bristol, England, 1981. Designed to follow the SOLAS Regulations of 1974 (Safety of Life at Sea) that required vessels to carry specialised safety equipment. Made of modacrylic beta-glass fibre yarn mixture cloth, lined with non-flammable twill.

Details

Category:
Protective Clothing
Object Number:
1981-398/5/2
type:
protective gloves
credit:
Bristol Uniforms Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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