Ship's dial log

Made:
1863-1865 in England
patentee:
Frederick Bullock
Ship's dial log, patented by Admiral F. Bullock in 1863, England

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Ship's dial log, patented by Admiral F. Bullock in 1863, England
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The indicator from Bullock's dial log used to measure stress on the log-line, patented by Admiral Frederick Bullock in 1863, unsigned, England, 1863-1865

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1865-31
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), lacquer and steel (metal)
type:
ships' log
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • record - document
  • log (record)
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Bullock, F.