Name/TitleBinoculars: Auckland Harbour Board ex WAITEMATA
About this ObjectBinoculars missing one lens, black leather cover. These binoculars were used on the Auckland Harbour Board pilot vessel the WAITEMATA, which was launched in 1913. A pilot boat is used to transport a locally experienced person (the pilot) to and from a visiting ship. The pilot helps to navigate the ship safely into or out of the port.
Medium and MaterialsBrass
Inscription and MarksP.B. Waitamata
MeasurementsLength (mm): 190mm (5/8ft)
Width: 123mm (3/8ft)
Credit LineGift of Ports of Auckland
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