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Cage indicator

Probably made
Cage indicator "Up and Down" (ex H.M.A.S. Australia), used in connection with loading arrangements to indicate when cage is ready for hoisting from handling room to Gun House.(LC).

Summary

Object No.

H3208A

Object Statement

Cage indicator, 'Up and Down', used in hoisting armaments for guns onto battleship deck, metal, maker unknown, probably England, 1910-1919, used on the Royal Australian Navy's battle cruiser, HMAS Australia, 1913-1924

Physical Description

Cage indicator "Up and Down" (ex H.M.A.S. Australia), used in connection with loading arrangements to indicate when cage is ready for hoisting from handling room to Gun House.(LC).

Production

Probably made

History

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Navy Office, Department of Defence, 1924

Acquisition Date

4 August 1924

Cite this Object

Harvard

Cage indicator 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 4 February 2023, <https://ma.as/236439>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/236439 |title=Cage indicator |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=4 February 2023 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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