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Megaphone - 'Duke of Wellington', 1853 Reg. No: ST 025240
- Brass Megaphone recovered from the ship the 'Duke of Wellington' which was wrecked off Cape Liptrap in 1853. The barque was sailing from Port Phillip to Newcastle when it ran aground, all hands escaped the wreck safely.
- Conical shaped brass megaphone with a brass mouthpiece at the narrow end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from G. Black, 1962
|Dimensions:||140.00 mm (Height), 142.00 mm (Width), 445.00 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||shipwrecks, ship accessories, shipboard travel, megaphones, sound communication|
|Themes this item is part of:||Journeys of a Lifetime, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Shipboard Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||communication equipment|
|Place & Date Used:||Duke of Wellington, Australia, circa 1840-1853|
|Place & Date of Event:||Cape Liptrap, Victoria, Australia, 03 Apr 1853
Location and date Duke of Wellington was wrecked after running aground.
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