Clew iron; SGHT.1995.5.189.8

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South Georgia Museum

Name/Title

Clew iron

About this object

Very small clew iron, would be attached to the clews (corners) of a sail. The sheets (lines that control the sails) were then shackled to them. 3 circular pieces of iron joined. Part of a collection of 12 artefacts salvaged from "Bayard" at Ocean Harbour.

Medium and Materials

Metal

Measurements

H. 120mm; W. 130mm; Depth. 15mm

Subject and Association Keywords

"BAYARD"

Subject and Association Keywords

LEITH HARBOUR

Collection

SALVAGE

Object Type

Maritime

Object number

SGHT.1995.5.189.8

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