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    Re: Mystery Navy Device
    From: William Edward Henry
    Date: 2020 Jan 11, 13:28 -0500
    Attached photo from “Manual of Seamanship for Boys and Seamen of the Royal Navy, 1904”

    Shows the device in question. 



    Keep Calm ... and Beat to Quarters!

    On Dec 23, 2019, at 15:48, Geoffrey Kolbe <NoReply_GeoffreyKolbe@fer3.com> wrote:

    

    Below is a link to a picture from a model of HMS Barnham, a First World War battleship that was sunk in 1941 by a German U boat.

    http://geoffrey-kolbe.com/docs/HMS_Barham.JPG

    Can anybody identify the black cross object with the golden balls sitting in a shielded support on the port side of the ship, just aft of the secondary armament?

    Thanks a lot,

    Geoffrey Kolbe

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