Authentic Antique 1949 S. S. Himalaya Brass Nautical Ships Bell WithOriginal Rope
Looks like the original rope and this bell rings brightly! Complete with mounting bracket (screws not included) Get a piece of maritime history. Condition is very-very nice for 68 years old!! 6" tall X 6" diameter. She had an identical hull and machinery to Orient Lines' Orcades yard no. 950 to Himalaya's 951, though differing in superstructure and internal layout. She began her service on the Tibury-Bombay-Austrailia route in 1949 following her departure from the shipbuilding yard in August. During her commission Himalaya underwent a number of improvements the first of which was, although controversial at the time, a funnel cowl to keep the liner's decks clear of debris without interference to the boilers. Following the sale of the Strath Class liners by P&O Himalaya (along with Orcades) was converted to allow the transportation of tourist class passengers only. Himalaya arrived at Sydney on 30 October 1974 on her final commercial voyage. Ltd, and scrapped in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in 197 5. The item "Authentic Antique 1949 S. Himalaya Brass Nautical Ships Bell WithOriginal Rope" is in sale since Saturday, January 20, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Bells & Whistles". The seller is "bestdealbigdeal" and is located in Hobart, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: Brass
- Type: Ship's Bell
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Time Period, War: 1949