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These are some of the SOLD items that have been listed on our website

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Reference Stock Item   Description
3189
USS Bashaw Submarine Badge - Click for the bigger picture SoldUSS Bashaw Submarine Badge - Cast in solid brass on an oak shield mount. The plaque features a cat fish emblem and below Faciemus Milites. Bashaw was a Gato Class submarine built by Eectric Boat company Groton and commissioned 25th October, 1943. She completed 6 war patrols in the Far East and is recorded sinking 3 Japanese vessels, totalling 19, 269 tons. Bashaw had various post war refits and was designated AGSS-241 in September 1962 and was finally decommissioned and struck from the naval register on 13th September, 1969. She was sunk as a target in July 1972 after a distinguished career spanning 20 years. Generally good condition. Badge measures 5.75" (13 cm).
OC249
3 Original Marine Pennants - Click for the bigger picture Sold3 Original Marine Pennants - One featuring a coat of arms surmounted by a King's Crown, the second a horse and the third a lion. Manufactured in cotton with rope and wood toggles. They are in flown condition with minor moth damage, but they still display very well and are extremely decorative. We have no provenance with them, but if any visitors can identify them, please let us know. Size approx. 70 cm x 40 cm (28" x 16")
2322
Trinity House Cutlery Set - Click for the bigger picture SoldTrinity House Cutlery Set - Comprising a knife, fork and spoon in stainless steel. All stamped on the handles with the Trinity House identifying marks (T.H.). These came from a marine sale and were apparently used in a lighthouse. Ideal for eating the Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch!
3333
HMS Ark Royal Plaque and Key - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Ark Royal Plaque and Key - A pair of souvenirs from the aircraft carrier comprising firstly, a brass plaque measuring 3.5" x 2.75" (9 cm x 7 cm) removed from a DC starter, clearly embossed HMS Ark Royal and dated May 1969. The second item is a key with an unusual attached plaque indicating it fitted the lock in the Inflammable Store (I)5F. The key measures 6.25" (16 cm). The Ark weighed 36, 800 tons, was launched in 1950 and was broken up in 1980 after a distinguished career. No doubt these souvenirs were acquired at that time perhaps by a crew member. Original Ark Royal items do not stay with us long, so grab them while you can.
2135
P&O SS Strathnaver Commemorative Bowl - Click for the bigger picture SoldP&O SS Strathnaver Commemorative Bowl - Made from hand hammered pewter and carries a coloured picture of the vessel below a glass insert. SS Strathnaver was launched in 1931 as a passenger vessel and during WWII was used as a troop ship. Very good condition, 7.5 cm.
3283
Walker's Cherub III Ship's Log - Click for the bigger picture SoldWalker's Cherub III Ship's Log - A mint and boxed example which has clearly never been used in anger! Within the fitted case is the register, which still has the Thomas Walker oiling instructions attached. In addition, there are two identical rotators fitted with attachment lines and the set is completed with a taf rail mount for the register and 2 spare lenses. The inside of the box lid has full instructions for use, including a warning not to carry out oiling at sea! In the days of satellite navigation, these instruments have more or less become obsolete and it is rare to find such a complete example in such pristine condition. Box measurement 19" x 11" (49 cm x 28 cm)
OC137
Ship's Saloon Paraffin Lamp - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Saloon Paraffin Lamp - fine quality, set in gimbals, complete with original shade, maker's plaque Atkey & Son, Cowes. Good working order.
835
Rocking Chair - Click for the bigger picture SoldRocking Chair - Unique shipwright-made Rocking Chair, crafted from the bow section of a Merlin Rocket Sailing Dinghy. Please read the article in our News section for further details. Suffice to say, this incredible rocking chair can never be repeated. A Great Marine interior designer piece, but very large!
3433
Chadburns' Whistle Control System - Click for the bigger picture SoldChadburns' Whistle Control System - A fine solid brass example mounted on a turned pine base. Marked Willett-Bruce Trademark and below Whistle Control System. James Willett-Bruce was a maker of electric whistle control apparatus as used on White Star liners Titanic and Olympic and he was also the Superintendent Engineer of the White Star Line and had the final say on equipment used on the WSL fleet. The switch is manufactured by the famous marine maker Chadburns of Liverpool and features a sprung loaded operating lever which flicks back to the off position when not held down. We assume this is a safety device to prevent the whistle being left on inadvertently! A most attractive and unusual item of marine memorabilia. Diameter is 7" (18 cm)
2086
Speed, Time & Distance Slide Rule - Click for the bigger picture SoldSpeed, Time & Distance Slide Rule - A Naval slide rule pattern 1448 and marked with a broad arrow. Used by navigating officers to find the time required to run a given distance or to find the speed made good from the time taken to run a known distance. An essential tool in the days before satellite navigation, complete with original operating instructions and card case. It appears to be in good working condition and a great souvenir of times gone by. It measures 12.5" (32 cm)
3485
Pewter Tankard named to SS Strathmore - Click for the bigger picture SoldPewter Tankard named to SS Strathmore - It carries a Pacific & Orient plaque to the front with the ship's name above. The Strathmore weighed 23, 400 tons and was launched by HRH The Duchess of York in 1935, who was later to become HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. She served as a troop ship during the war and was broken up in 1969. The tankard is stamped on the base "English Pewter made in England" and is in excellent original conditon. Height 4.75" (11 cm)
2578
Kreigsmarine Hygrometer/Thermometer - Click for the bigger picture SoldKreigsmarine Hygrometer/Thermometer - Used on U-Boats in WWII to test the salinity of sea water. Glass instrument with a thermometer and weighted base. The thermometer card is marked Grade Des Hundertteiligen thermometers. The exterior of the glass is faintly marked with a Kreigsmarine eagle with M below and is complete in the original card case. In near mint condition, one wonders how many of these delicate instruments have survived. Measures 13" (33 cm)
1987
HMS Dainty Speaking Tube - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Dainty Speaking Tube - Original speaking tube mouthpiece in aluminium and brass with plaque named to Captain of Turret. On the heavy brass bolt is engraved HMS Dainty and the date in roman numerals MCDLXXI. HMS Dainty was a Destoyer, 2610 tons and measured 290 feet long. She was built in 1950 and carried 6 4.5" guns and we assume this speaking tube was removed from one of the turrets when she was broken up in 1971. Measures 8" (21 cm.)
1171
Bergen Line Glass Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldBergen Line Glass Ashtray - with etched picture on base of Bergen Line vessel MS Venus. 4.3" (11 cm) diameter.
2468
HMS Vendetta Trench Art Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Vendetta Trench Art Ashtray - Made in brass, with ship's crest engraved to centre with the legend "Vindico" below. Vendetta was a V/W Class Destroyer, launched in 1917 and fought with distinction in WWII. She was transferred to the Australian Navy in 1932 and was scuttled off Sidney Heads in 1948. 6" (15.5 cm.)
1192
US Navy double sided Pistol Rack - Click for the bigger picture SoldUS Navy double sided Pistol Rack - for 6 point 45 calibre Colt Auto Pistols, Model 1911-A1. Stamped "Ord. Dr. No. 42807 Mfg. at Navy Yard, Phila." These racks enabled weapons to be issued quickly from the ship's armoury in an emergency for use by boarding parties. A rare item of USN interest in excellent original condition. 18" x 16" (46 cms x 40 cm).
2925
HMS Savage Oil Tank Plaque - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Savage Oil Tank Plaque - An original brass plaque removed from the engine room of HMS Savage. She was a Destroyer, 1710 tons, built in 1942 and broken up in 1962. The plaque shows the full capacity of the number two diesel oil tank to be 3, 517 gallons or 13.22 tons and gives numerous dip stick measurements to check the fuel remaining. Stamped with the ship's name, 1942 and G20. We are only glad we don't have to pay to fill her up! Measures 12" (31 cm)
551
Fine 6 Spoke Ship's Wheel - Click for the bigger picture SoldFine 6 Spoke Ship's Wheel - in varnished oak with solid brass hub and trim. This wheel was fitted on a London Tug boat. A quality wheel in a good size. Diameter - 30" (76 cm)
2008
SS Orantes Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldSS Orantes Ashtray - Manufactured in brass with enamel crest to centre with the house flag of the Orient Line. Orantes was launched in 1929, was a passenger liner of 20, 000 tons and she remained in service until 1962. 10" (26 cm.)
3198
SS Orcades Pewter Tankard - Click for the bigger picture SoldSS Orcades Pewter Tankard - The ship's name has been engraved to the front. Three Orient Line vessels have carried this name. This item is likely to be from the last built by Vickers Armstrong and launched in 1947 and which replaced her predecessor sunk in WWII. In 1966 she came under the ownership of P&O and was taken out of service in 1972 to be broken up in Taiwan in 1973. The tankard is in good original condition and is stamped English pewter made in Sheffield to the base. 4" (10 cm).
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