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MA14: Maritime Auction

SS Trevessa - The 7 1/2 Inch Radius Vernier Sextant by H Hughes & Sons, London. Presented To Mr RH Hall Second Mate SS Trevessa

Auction Lot MA14/80

SS Trevessa - The 7 1/2 inch radius vernier sextant by H Hughes & Sons, London. Presented to Mr RH Hall Second mate SS Trevessa, black three circle frame with silvered arc, sighting tube and mirrors in a fitted case, brass plaque to top inscribed, 'Present by the Brixham Baptist Church Mr RH Hall, second Mate SS Trevessa As a memento of the providential deliverance of the crew after exposure in open boats in mid-ocean for 26 days and of his skill in handling the second boat Psalm XVIII-16 1923' also together with a copy of '17000 miles in open boats the voyages of the Trevessa lifeboats' by Cecil Foster Captain of the Trevessa.

SS Trevessa - The 7 1/2 Inch Radius Vernier Sextant by H Hughes & Sons, London. Presented To Mr RH Hall Second Mate SS Trevessa (MA14/80) offered in our Maritime Auction starting on 11th June 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

SS Trevessa - The 7 1/2 inch radius vernier sextant by H Hughes & Sons, London. Presented to Mr RH Hall Second mate SS Trevessa, black three circle frame with silvered arc, sighting tube and mirrors in a fitted case, brass plaque to top inscribed, 'Present by the Brixham Baptist Church Mr RH Hall, second Mate SS Trevessa As a memento of the providential deliverance of the crew after exposure in open boats in mid-ocean for 26 days and of his skill in handling the second boat Psalm XVIII-16 1923' also together with a copy of '17000 miles in open boats the voyages of the Trevessa lifeboats' by Cecil Foster Captain of the Trevessa.

Price Realised

£280

Department

Maritime and Sporting

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

MA14: Maritime Auction
Wednesday, 11th June 2014
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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