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Ship's Bell - MV Britannic, 1930 Object Reg. No: ST 034956

Summary:
Brass ship's bell made from metal salvaged from the MV Britannic built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast for the White Star Line in 1929 and broken up at Inverkeithing, Scotland in 1961.
Description:
Copper alloy bell with hanging device. Metal clapper and clapper attachment. Thin rope handle attached to clapper.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Gerald Dee, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 250 mm (Height), 172 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: bells, water transport, ship s bells
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ship Fittings & Auxiliaries
Tertiary Classification: bells
Other Association (See Comments): White Star Line, Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain, 1930-1961

Owner of ship from which this bell was made
Other Association (See Comments): ., 1930-1961

Metal for bell came from this ship.
Place & Date Inscribed: Inverkeithing, Scotland, 1961

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