Whistle, "The Metropolitan" General Service Whistle

Maker and role
J. Hudson & Co. (estab. 1870)
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Production place
Birmingham/England
Description
"The Metropolitan" is a type of general service whistle made by J. Hudson & Co. The patent number indicates that it was produced after 1908.This whistle was given to the donor's brother when he was a member of Iron Duke sea Scouts in the 1940s by a crew member of HMS/ HMNZS Achilles who was serving in the ship during the Battle of the River Plate.
Media and materials
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Diam (mm) = 82 x 11mm
Names/keywords
Royal Navy
Battle of the River Plate
Sound Signals
Whistle
Maker biography
https://www.acmewhistles.co.uk/
Accession number
NPM2005.91.1
Credit line
Whistle, "The Metropolitan" General Service Whistle. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: NPM2005.91.1

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