A Thomas Walker’s & Sons Cherub III Taffrail Ship’s log in unused condition.
In pine case with labels and instructions, numbered: AM 4248.
Log rotator vain marked: T.W. CHERUB 481.
Contents of the case:
1 Samples tin of solidified oil.
Width: 48.5 cm.
Depth: 29 cm.
Height: 14.5 cm.
The Walker Cherub Taffrail log was designed so that the log did not have to be hauled in every time a reading was required, and patented on the 30th of October 1878.
Further photographs on our website: https://www.hatchwellantiques.co.uk/classical/marine/ships-log-detail