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Latitude 50° 19.982 N
Longitude 004° 09.164 W
Depth 10m
Accuracy 100m
Object Type Sounding lead
Material Metal - Lead
Description Sounding lead
Length 470mm
Width 75mm
Weight 12kg (26.5lb)
Markings See text
Condition Good
Completeness 100 %
Number of items 1
Location Description South side of Breakwater
Seabed type Sand

Sounding Lead (11A18)

This sounding lead was found on the south side of the Breakwater, towards the western end. The lead is a tapered octagonal in section, has a hole at the top to attach a rope and a depression in the base to take tallow for seabed samples. The lead weighs 26.5lb and is inscribed 'XXVIIII' (29)

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11A18a
11A18b
11A18c

References

09A07 Sounding Lead

11A10 Sounding Lead