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Clamp

Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance)
Materials: metal > brass
Dimensions: ? (Dimensions)
Date: 1914-1916
Ref no: Y: 2010/75c

A brass angle clamp supplied with the sextant and accessories made by Heath & Co. Ltd. The sextant was used for navigation by Captain Frank Worsley on the James Caird during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance), and was rescued from the lifeboat by Huberht Hudson, the expedition's navigator.

Physical description:

A spare brass angle clamp for securing the adjustable part of the sextant to the brass index arm, with a bezeled screw for adjusting by hand

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