Model of an 'Overlead' cable windlass as fitted R.M.S. 'Amazon'

Made:
1906-1909 in United Kingdom and London
designer:
William Horatio Harfield
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops
Model (scale 1.8) of an "Overlead" cable windlass as fitted R.M.S. "Amazon". From a colour transparency in the Science

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Model (scale 1.8) of an "Overlead" cable windlass as fitted R.M.S. "Amazon". From a colour transparency in the Science
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model, scale 1.8, of an 'Overlead' steam cable windlass as fitted to R.M.S. 'Amazon', designed by WH Harfield, by Science Museum Workshops, London, 1906-1909

Part-sectioned model (made in Museum) of 'Overlead' steam, cable windlass. For use with housing, stockless anchors, (1906). Scale 1:8. This model represents a windlass fitted to SS 'Amazon', 1906.

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1909-99
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), stainless steel, steel (metal) and white metal (unknown)
type:
windlass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • construction equipment
  • hoisting machinery
  • hoist