Fishing net weights

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Lead fishing net weights. Hollow, cylindrical.
Classification
CH classification MARITIME TECHNOLOGY Fisheries
Measurements
Ht 40, I/Dia 17 O/dia 27
Media/Materials description
Lead
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts.
Twenty nine lead fishing net weights.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA4826

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