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    This is a fun little test, who can identify what this is? Your clues are it is from WWI and was not an issue item.

    Cheers!
    Gary
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    I know what it is. It's a Stuart's Marine Distance Meter Made by H. Hughes and Son's.

    Okay I've no idea what it is but is sure is nice. It looks super tight on tolerances I'd I'm guessing it has something to do with calculating sighting for torpedos.

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    calculating the angle and power to fire.

    they were able to set the gun in the good angle and place enough amoud of gun power so it would reseach his place by the enemie.

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    As the measurements used are in 'cables', would it be used to calculate distances ship to ship?

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Ned,

    You Sir are on the right track!!

    Gary

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    Distance from ship to shore?

    Kind regards, Malcolm.

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