Thomas Walkers Neptune Log Reader – Rare Example
A Rare variant and identical to the one used and salvaged from the Titanic.
A Neptune log is featured on Pg 128 7 photo 47 of the illustrated book Distance Run – The Story of the Patent Ships Log .
Along with a free copy of T Sharp’s wonderful study on the very interesting subject of ships logs Distance Run. Tony Sharp was the very person that Titanic’s salvage team contacted to look at the one they found onboard.
An exert reads ” RMS Titanic in 1995 … Following lengthy correspondence with the salvor’s and on receipt of photographs, it was discovered that two identical logs had been salved. .. By comparing the position of the pointers on the recovered log with those on an identical log from the collection , the author ( T Sharp ) was able to read off the distance run ; in effect the first person to take a reading of the ship-log of the Titanic since it sank “
Perfect gift or collectable , a superb piece.
Mounted on a wooden base.
9.5in 23.5cm Height
Wooden base 11in 28cm length x 4in 10cm width
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