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Chronometer of Captain William Edward of the Thermopylae Click picture for a larger version

Chronometer of Captain William Edward of the Thermopylae, 1822

Thermopylae
clipper ship, 1868 - 1907

Chronometer of metal (brass) with silvered engraved dial. Walnut case.

Captain William Edward was the first Master of the Thermopylae. The chronometer was remounted as a mantle clock following his retirement. Chronometer made by James Hatton, London circa 1822. Number 272

Purchased in 2003 with the assistance of the National Fund for Acquisitions and the Hilda Duthie Bequest.

26.3 x 35 x 17cm


Acc. No.
ABDMS045428.1
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