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c.1940’s HMS Baronia Ship’s Bell

1940s bell from Hms Baronia. She was a boom defence vessel built by Charles Hill & Sons Bristol

A net layer’s primary function was to lay and maintain steel anti-torpedo or anti-submarine nets. Nets could be laid around an individual ship at anchor, or around harbors or other anchorages. As the war progressed net layers were pressed into a variety of additional roles including salvage, troop and cargo transport, buoy maintenance, and service as tugboats

The bell comes with original clanger and lanyard

The Crown top has had 2 lugs cut away and has been threaded with bolts

Dimensions:

11in 28cm height

10.5in 27cm mouth

12kg

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