Davit

Object ID
M972.63.2 a-b
Category
Vessel Equipment - General, Miscellaneous Fittings
Materials
iron
Description
a) Iron rod 390 cm long and about 6 cm in diameter. The rod is straight for 230 cm and then bends over 90° in a general curve.
b) Iron rod 210 cm long and about 4 cm in diameter. This rod is curved over most of its length. One end is forked and the other is bent sharply and may have had bolt holes or other fittings, before these were obliterated by rust. This shorter rod fitted inside the curve of the larger one so as to brace it.
Related vessels
SS Beaver