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Latitude 50° 19.60 N
Longitude 004° 14.71 W
Depth 25m
Accuracy 20m
Object Type Boiler - Plaque
Material Metal - Cast iron
Description Plaque from a portable boiler
Length 275mm
Width 210mm
Markings See text
Condition Good
Completeness 5%
Number of items 1
Location Description James Eagan Layne, Plymouth
Seabed type Sand

Liberty 70 Portable Boiler - Plaque (11A16)

This cast iron plaque formed part of the outer casing of one of the portable boilers carried as cargo in the Liberty ship James Eagan Layne. There were four different designs around the casing of the boiler; the ploughman (below), a cockerel, a cow and a wheatsheaf in a vase. The boilers were manufactured by Micklethwaite of Rotherham.

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Images

11A16

References

Liberty 70 Project

Wreck - James Eagan Layne