Nautical instruments

Ship’s log Cassens & Plath, unused – Bremerhaven, Germany, 1950

A finely made and unused ship’s log to measure the distance covered through the water within a certain time. Distance divided bij the time in hours, gives the speed in knots through the water.


Nice and complete log with rotator, two gimbal feet and line in case. Two dials on ennamel face, the larger registers up to 100 miles, the smaller one up tot 10 miles. The log does not appear to have been used.

Catalogue: NM.6-16
Date: ca. 1950
L log: 24.5 cm
Diameter log: 9 cm
Log signed: Cassens & Plath Logge
Origin: Germany
Condition: unused, good and complete

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