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Latitude 50° 19.60 N
Longitude 004° 14.71 W
Depth 25m
Accuracy 20m
Object Type Bottle
Material Glass
Description Bottle for shoe polish
Length 125mm
Width 41mm
Weight 0.125kg
Markings See text
Condition Good
Completeness 100 %
Number of items 1
Location Description James Eagan Layne, Plymouth
Seabed type Sand

Liberty 70 Bottle (11A12)

This glass bottle was found on the wreck of the James Eagan Layne. The bottle is made of green tinted clear glass, is square in shape with straight sides and is marked 'HAUTHAWAYS, PEERLESS GLOSS, Made in USA'. The bottle once contained shoe polish.

Hauthaway and Son was formed by Charles L. Hauthaway in 1852 as a manufacturer of protective coatings for shoes.

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Images

11A12a
11A12b
11A12c

References

Liberty 70 Project

Wreck - James Eagan Layne

Museum of London 77.50/116