Marine Memorabilia [Marlin spike / Fid]

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A Marlin spike or fid fashioned out of whale bone. Large conical spike with rounded end which has grooves cut into it and a hole for rope. Used in nautical ropework.
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Marine Memorabilia [Marlin spike / Fid], 1978.153.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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