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Scale: Unknown. Working model of a windlass (1845) worked by a thwartship lever, which ,when operated in a vertical motion operates the windlass. The model has been made in wood,brass andsteel. The windlass is made from turned mahogany and supported at either end by two shaped, black painted supports. The centre of the windlass drum is made of a copper coloured metal and notched allowing the ratchet to operate. On either side asteel chain set in abrass frame is attached to a pair of fixed levers which are in turn fixed to the double handled operating lever. This lever pivots on a centralsteel pin and thesteel arms have wooden bar handles at either end. The model is displayed on a simple white painted wooden baseboard, whose top front edge has been rounded off.
Original size: 270 mm x 207 mm x 480 mm
- Image reference: L0320
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London