Ship’s log Cherub Mark II with bridge connector, spinner and rotator – Walkers, Birmingham

Ship’s log Cherub Mark II with bridge connector, spinner and rotator – Walkers, Birmingham

E 825,= shipping included

A finely made ship’s log to measure the distance covered through the water within a certain time.

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Maritime, Navigational instruments, Other Maritime Antiques

Description

A finely made ship’s log to measure the distance covered through the water within a certain time. Distance divided bij the time in hours, gives the speed in knots through the water.

Two dials, the larger registers up to 100 miles, the smaller registers tenth of a mile.

The four bladed rotator stamped with anchor motif and initials TW.

The production of the Mark II commenced in 1907 and ceased in 1930.

Details and serialnumber suggest a manufacturingdate circa 1918.

The connector makes it possible to mount the log on the bridge.

Catalog: NM.1-6

Date: ca. 1918

HL log:  13,5×16 cm   (5,4×6,2”)

Diameter log: 10 cm   (4”)

HL connector: 30×18 cm   (11,8×7,1”)

Log signed: WALKER’S “CHERUB” SHIP-LOG TW (MARK II) 900 and serialnumber 3811 L

Connector signed: MADE BY T. WALKER & SON LTD BIRMINGHAM. ENGLAND

Origin: England

Condition: good and complete

 

 

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Bert van Leersum, managing director, sailed as ship’s officer with the mercantile marine, flew as navigator with the Royal Navy Air Force and was connected to the University Museum in Utrecht as curator.

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