Skead's detaching apparatus, weight detaching mechanical sounder (depth gauge and sounder), designed by F. Skead and used on HMS Tartarus, 1857, during telegraph survey operations between Malta and Crete.
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- brass (copper, zinc alloy), bronze (copper, tin alloy), fibreglass, iron and lead (metal)
- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- derivative object
- copy - derivative object
- Admiralty Hydrographic Department
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