National Portal to Historic Collections

1 to 26 - 26

Select All | Clear All | Save Selected to:

Bar Shot
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Bar-type shot are represented in the cannon ammunition assemblage. These contrivances consisted of two parts connected by an iron bar. They were used...
Brass Quillon Block with blade fragment
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Brass quillon block with gold gilding and blade fragment from a small hunting sword will also be exhibited. The ornate scroll work and fancy handle...
Cannon C-3
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Cannon 3 is a cast iron 6-pounder, 7-feet in length (base ring to muzzle). The trunnions are slightly conical in shape with no visible foundry...
Coin Weight
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
 This single coin weight (featuring the draped bust of Queen Anne!) was found on the wreck site. It was used to measure the weight of one gold...
Dividers
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Navigational instruments from the QAR include a set of dividers (length 4.2 in.) nearly identical to a pair recovered from the pirate ship Whydah...
Fishing Weights
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Two types of suspected lead fishing weights have been recovered. There is also the possibility that these weights were used as counter-balances for...
Gold Dust
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Over 2,000 flakes and specks of gold in its natural form have been found mostly in the area of the shipwreck related to the vessel's stern. Although...
Gun Barrel
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
This is an example of an English gun barrel or musketoon barrel of a style typically found aboard ships during the latter half of the 17th century,...
Gun Lock
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
The lock is a true flintlock, with no dog latch and is set on the half cock position. Locks of this type can be easily distinguished from the earlier...
Gunner's Bar
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
A brass bar with logarithmic scales on three of its four faces features decorative finials on either end. This lone representative has been...
Hand Grenades
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Two hand grenades were found attached to a pewter platter recovered in 1998. The grenades are cast iron spheres packed with gunpowder and pierced to...
Large Bell
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Of two bells recovered from the wreck, the larger bell recovered around mid ship is dated 1705 and features the Roman Catholic invocation IHS MARIA...
Mortar & Pestle
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
A brass apothecary mortar and pestle have been recovered from the site and would have been an integral part of the surgeon's kit. This set would have...
Nesting Cups
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Several brass-nesting cups are designed to provide exact weights and hold fine powders and gold dust.
Pewter Ware
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
So far a total of fifteen pewter flatware artifacts, whole or fragmentary, have been analyzed. They represent six plates, three dishes, and three...
Restraining Device
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Restraining devices in the form of leg irons are common on ships of the eighteenth century as a means to deal with unruly sailors. Two examples of...
Sail Cloth
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Thirteen small fabric fragments have been analyzed, which represent two types of fabric structure: 2x1 half basket weave and 1x1 plain weave. The...
Seat of Ease
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
This rolled piece of funnel shaped metal that appears to be lead is 32.5 inches long and exhibits a flange at its wider opening. It has been...
Side Plate
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
A brass side plate, fashioned in a serpent motif was recovered from the concretion containing Cannon 4. "Serpent sideplates" are well...
Small Bell
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
The small bell found on the shipwreck came from the stern of the vessel and exhibits no markings. It weighs 6.64kg. These bells may not be part of...
Surveying Sight
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
A brass sight for a surveying device was found 3 ft. from the pivotal mount, and the two pieces may have came from the same instrument. The sight (...
Syringe
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Urethral syringe (length 6.3 in.) with its curved funnel tip was used to administer mercury for the treatment of venereal diseases. Analysis of the...
Trade Beads
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Portable, desirable, and durable, beads find their way onto many archaeological sites. The complex artifact assemblage from shipwreck site 31CR314...
Wadding
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Of the cannons that have been cleaned, four were loaded and each contained waddage used to pack their respective cannon loads. Since most cannons...
Whetstone
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
A rectangular sandstone whetstone (4.2 x 1.5 x 0.6 inch) exhibits considerable usage patterns along the edges. This artifact may have been used to...
Wine Bottle
North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, North Carolina
Two whole "squat" wine bottles and 56 base and body shards, collectively representing at least one more vessel, have been recovered from...
1 to 26 - 26