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Latitude 50° 19.60 N
Longitude 004° 14.71 W
Depth 18m
Object Type Block, Patent
Material Metal: Copper alloy
Description Patent block
Length 275mm
Width 95mm
Height 100mm
Markings 'Acme safety block, Patent, load tested 1000 lbs'
Condition Good
Completeness 100 %
Number of items 1
Location Description James Eagan Layne, Plymouth
Accuracy 5m
Seabed type In wreck

Liberty 70 Block (11A05)

A copper alloy Patent safety block manufactured by the Acme Company, found in 1990 on the port side of the engine room of the Liberty ship James Eagan Layne. How this block was used is not yet known.

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11A05

References

Liberty 70 Project

Wreck - James Eagan Layne