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Hammer

Collection ID: 
2009.003
Collection: 
Social history
Hammer used to launch the Stromness Lifeboat. Wooden handle and heavy iron head with red and orange paint flaking off. Hole in handle to hang up by. Used to hang on a piece of string next to the winch. Last used in in 1984, last time boat launched.

Physical attributes

Dimensions
Length400mm

Production

Date (general)1900-1984

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