Item NA6 - Sailor's Line Heaving Weight (or Shore Side Weapon)

This basic nautical tool is a weight ready to be fixed to a light throwing line that can be heaved from ship to shore while mooring or life saving. It also can be an effective, if harsh, cosh for disciplining sea men or quelling a disturbance ashore. The tool is in the form of a large Turk's head knot, expertly fashioned with with free end lashed into a loop that serves as a handle or through which to rove a heaving line. The entire assembly is coated with red paint for visibility or as an owner's mark. The knot is 2 1/2 diameter and, with its enclosed lead ball, weighs

       Price -  $245.00.

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