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HMS Racehorse chart dividers

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Upper part. The arms are broken but the remaining parts still move. These instruments were used to measure distance and help plot routes using sea charts.

Read about HMS Racehorse (1702)

Measurements: 80 mm x 14 mm; 23.5 g (weight)

Materials: copper alloy (brass)

Object name: chart dividers

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0039

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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