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Latitude 50° 21.33 N
Longitude 004° 08.96 W
Depth 10m
Accuracy 200m
Object Type Lid
Material Copper alloy
Description Steering helm
Diameter 165mm
Weight 0.25 kg
Markings See text
Condition Average
Completeness 75%
Number of items 1
Location Description East of Drakes Island

Lid (12A02)

This hinged lid was found east of Drakes Island in March 2012. The lid is circular, made from 0.8mm thick copper alloy sheet with round formed edges. The lid is dented and abraded and has a section missing on one side. The upper part of the hinge is intact and held in place with copper rivets. A label is still attached to the middle of the lid which says 'No 28 CAPSTAN FLAT'.

This lid has been tentatively identified as having come from a lantern.

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