Nautical Antiques & Tropical Decor
2202 Ship Mechanic Row Galveston, TX 77550
409-539-5469
email: piecesofship@yahoo.com


April 13, 2017
Arrived: container of ship salvage from the
India ship breaking yard.
(see pictures from our last buying trip here)
Items will be posted to this page as we unpack them; this process takes up to 3 weeks for each 40' container of various salvage - thank you in advance for your patience.  This notice will be removed once the unpacking process has been finished!

Included in this shipment are:
anchors, barometers, bells, block pulleys, builder plates, capstan, cargo nets, compasses, crockery, day markers, deadlights, deckhand megaphones, flags, grates, hardware (new brass), instruments, keyboxes, lanterns, lights, liferings, oars, portholes, porthole tables, ship clocks, ship doors, sounding boards, ship wheels, telegraphs and more...

Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.





 

Ship doors, hatch covers, ship grates & other wood...
all salvaged - ship doors and grates (flooring) - all measurements are approximate;
door measurements are listed first as the door with/including frame and then the door only...
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.

door 1/10 front and back
appx 41 1/2" x 7 1/2" w/frame,
37 1/2" x 73 1/2" door only SOLD


door 2/10 front, back, back details
appx 35 1/2" x 71" w/frame,
29 1/4" x 66 1/2" door only


door 3/10 front, back, back detail
appx 33 1/4" x 72 1/4" w/frame,
29 1/4" x 66 3/4" door only
available


door 4/10 front, back, back details
appx 33 1/2" x 71" w/frame,
29 1/4" x 66 1/2" door only
available


door 5/10 front, back, back details
appx 33 1/2" x 70 1/2" w/frame,
29 3/8" x 66 3/4" door only


door 6/10 front, back, back detail
appx 34 3/4" x 71 3/4" w/frame,
29 3/8" x 66 1/2" door only
available

door 7/10 front and back
appx 34 3/4" x 72" w/frame,
29 1/2" x 66 1/2" door only
available


door 8/10 front, back and back details
appx 33 3/4" x 73" w/frame,
29 3/8" x 66 1/2" door only
available

door 9/10 front, back
appx 36" x 74 1/2" w/frame,
30 3/4" x 69" x 10" deep frame - door only SOLD


door 10/10 front, back
appx 36 1/4" x 72 1/4" w/frame,
33" x 69" x 10 1/8" deep frame - door only SOLD

wood & iron shrimp doors (pair #1)
appx 54 x 27 1/2"
this pair
available

bunk ladders (appx 52-56" tall)
available

  
salvaged hatch covers with metal grab bar/band
appx 69" x 13 1/4" x 2 3/4" thick
*each one is unique & appx 57 lbs/each
9 available

salvaged grates - various sizes
Each grate is unique - please call or email for pricing & size


a few salvaged grates - various sizes
Each grate is unique - please call or email for pricing, size and availability.

still unpacking; fancy wood decking surround
from cruise ship pool; appx "
available

old wood trunk #1
appx " - available

old wood trunk #2
appx " - available


salvaged ship's mahogany cap / hand rail, appx 4 1/2" wide, 2 1/2" thick
(pictured with new production solid brass end cap)
*sold by the foot; we cut the length of rail you need
available
 
new production solid brass end caps
*these are custom made to fit the salvaged mahogany
ship's rails, dimensions shown to the left
available
 

primitive wood cabinet w/screen front
appx " x " x "
1 available

50s style wood cabinet w/glass front
appx " x " x "
1 available

primitive wood bowl
1 available
Ship wheels...
all salvaged, measurements are approximate
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.


salvaged ship wheel #1 w/ brass hub
appx 32 1/2" diameter, spindle repair
available

salvaged ship wheel #2 w/ aluminum hub &
brass banding
appx 40" diameter



salvaged ship wheel #3 w/ iron hub,
multicolored
appx 39" diameter



salvaged ship wheel #4 w/ iron hub,
brass banding - green and red coloring
appx 41 1/2" diameter
available



salvaged ship wheel #5 w/ aluminum hub &
cap, deadhead handle (black)
appx 32" diameter



salvaged ship wheel #6 w/ iron hub &
brass banding, *handle repair
appx 45" diameter, available



salvaged ship wheel #7 w/ brass hub &
banding, appx 36 1/2" diameter

tiny salvaged ship wheel #8
 appx 18" diameter, available

salvaged aluminum ship wheel #9 w/ iron hub
AQUA colored w/black handles
appx 30" diameter



salvaged aluminum ship wheel #10 w/ iron hub
GREEN colored w/light handles *1 handle damaged
appx 30" diameter, available





salvaged aluminum ship wheel #11
*broken handle
appx 28 1/2" diameter, available

Have a wheel but need a pedestal?
WWII-era brass steering station pedestal
(non original, but functional rudder angle indicator)
likely US Navy; base flange stamped D8150,
body stamped E-101178-2
appx 41" tall, shaft 1 1/8" diameter
available

gorgeous salvaged all brass ship wheel #12
appx 31" diameter, available


salvaged brass ship wheel #13
wheel with wood handles on aluminum gear box; rudder angle indicator is functional
 appx 23" diameter, 18 lbs available
   
 Lighting
all salvaged from ships: lanterns, running lights, 4-bar lights, masthead, post, foxlights, etc...
*lighting does not come wired
*See NEW PRODUCTION (NOT SALVAGED) LIGHTING AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.

regular and XL brass 90 degree curved passageway lights
appx 11" and 14" total height (copper shade is new)
available
 
aluminum port and starboard passageway
lights - appx 8 1/2" tall by Pauluhn - NYC NY
1 pair
available

salvaged brass regular post lights
appx 9 1/2" tall, 6 1/4" wide base
appx 13.5 lbs/each
available

salvaged brass tiny passageway lights
appx 5 1/2" tall - 3
available



salvaged aluminum oval 4-bar light -
appx 8 1/2" long x 5" width
2 available



salvaged tiny brass spotlight on base
appx 18 1/2" tall, 7" diam face
junction box base appx 6 3/4" x 7" x 5 1/4" t
5 available


 
salvaged aluminum 4 bar lights by Pauluhn
appx 9 1/2" diam face, 15" long, 6" depth
appx 6 lbs/each, 5 available

salvaged brass hang-style running lights by Perko
appx 10" tall w/out rings, 15" tall with, 6" diameter
appx 7.5 lbs/each, 1 available

salvaged brass 4-bar bulkhead light by "Wiska"
appx 10" diameter, 5" total depth from wall
5 available

salvaged Port and Starboard set!
brass regular style post lights
appx 9 1/2" tall, 6 1/4" wide base
appx 13.5 lbs/each
available

brass & copper double stacked running lights -
appx 17" tall
 8 similar
available

tiny brass spotlights - appx 11" tall, 6 1/4" outside
face diam - 8
available



salvaged brass masthead lights with XL shade
appx 20" diameter shade, light appx 13" tall
9 1/2" diameter light top by Kokosha, Japan



salvaged "regular" brass passageway lights
appx 8" tall - 6 available

*unpacking: XL salvaged aluminum
Suez canal searchlight / spotlight - appx"
2 available
 

salvaged brass lifeboat lantern
by Tung Woo
appx 12" tall; 1 available

salvaged brass lifeboat lantern, unmarked
appx 10" tall; 1 available
   
Portholes / Deadlights / porthole tables
all salvaged: brass and aluminum: "OD" = overall diameter, "GD" = glass diameter
all measurements are approximate
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.


salvaged brass 2 dog porthole
appx 15" Outside Diameter (OD), 9 3/4" Glass Diameter (GD)
appx 31 lbs/each
5 available


salvaged brass 2 dog porthole
appx 17" OD, 11 3/4" GD
appx 38 lbs/each
7 available


salvaged brass 4 dog porthole
appx 18" OD, 14" GD
appx 35 lbs/each
5 available


salvaged brass 2 dog porthole
appx 19" OD, 13 3/4" GD
appx 42 lbs/each
8 available

22" OD, 15 3/4" GD
2 dog round brass portholes
appx weight 62 lbs each
salvaged
from the MVOcean Star Pacific 
13 available

RARE: HUGE 24" OD, 17 3/4" GD
3 dog round brass portholes
appx weight  84 lbs each
12 available

salvaged LONG oval brass deadlight
appx 23 3/4" x 8 1/4" OD, 20 3/4" x 5 1/2" GD
appx 7 lbs/each
4 available

salvaged oval brass deadlight w/ security bars
appx 22 3/4" x 11 1/2" OD, 19 3/4" x 8 3/4" GD
appx 11 lbs/each
2 available

salvaged huge RARE brass deadlight (shown with "before"
pic as we salvaged them before removing bars & polishning...)
appx 28 1/4" OD, 23 1/2" GD
appx 51 lbs/each
28 available

salvaged aluminum 2 dog porthole
appx 13" OD, 7 3/4" GD
appx 8 lbs/each
1 available

salvaged aluminum 2 dog porthole
appx 15" OD, 9 3/4" GD
appx 9 lbs/each
1 available

salvaged rectangular aluminum 2 dog porthole
appx 22" x 18" OD,17 1/2" x 13 3/4" GD
appx 21 lbs/each
1 available

salvaged Square aluminum deadlight
appx 14" square OD, 11" GD
appx 4 lbs/each
5 available

salvaged Rectangular aluminum deadlight
appx 17" x 18 3/4" OD, 15 3/4" x 14" GD
appx 7 lbs/each *Marred Frame: SALE!
1 available

salvaged tiny aluminum deadlights w/security bars
appx 9" OD, 5 3/4" GD
appx 2.5 lbs/each
4 available

salvaged aluminum deadlight
appx 11" OD, 7 3/4" GD
appx 3.5 lbs/each
2 available

salvaged aluminum deadlight
appx 15 1/4" OD, 9 3/4" GD
appx 8 lbs/each
3 available

salvaged aluminum deadlight
appx 17" OD, 11 3/4" GD
appx 10 lbs/each
8 available

salvaged aluminum deadlight
appx 19 1/4" OD, 13 3/4" GD
appx 13 lbs/each
14 available

salvaged aluminum deadlight
appx 21 1/4" OD, 15 3/4" GD
appx 16 lbs/each
2 available

salvaged huge aluminum deadlight
appx 31 1/2" OD, 27 1/2" GD
appx 42 lbs/each

salvaged brass OVAL deadlight table
44 1/2" x 25" x 25 1/2" tall,  140 lbs

salvaged rectangular brass deadlight table
appx 44" x 36" x 25 1/2" tall, appx 185 lbs
1 available




salvaged rectangular aluminum deadlight table
appx 34" x 36" x 25" tall, appx 91 lbs
1 available
New production deadlights (fixed porthole)
as the salvaged ones are now getting harder to find: "OD" = overall diameter, "GD" = glass diameter
all measurements are approximate
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.

new production brass deadlight
appx 19" OD, 13" GD
appx 29 lbs/each
28 available

new production brass deadlight
appx 17 1/4" OD, 11 1/2" GD
appx 24 lbs/each
27 available

new production brass deadlight
appx 15" OD, 9 1/4" GD
appx 18 lbs/each
26 available
Instruments
all salvaged: sextants, compasses, periscope, capstan, telegraph, anemometer,
barometers and clocks...
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.
 



salvaged aluminum Engine Order Telegraph (EOT)
(#1 of 2 matching) by Robinson
appx 48" tall, 15" OD face, 15" depth face
2 side gauges appx 5 1/2" OD face
120 lbs; 2
available


salvaged sextant #1 by Osaka Tamaya Co., Ltd
dated 1974 and error adjustment 1982
Pat #816704 816705, Serial No. 28223
box appx 11 3/4" x 11 1/4"
available


salvaged military style
periscope binocular, dated 1988
appx 20" tall x 8 1/2" wide
1 available



barometer - 2 of 2 total
Soviet Manufacturer
box appx 8 1/2" square, 5 3/4" diam face
available



barometers - 1 of 2 total
"Pressure Millibars" by Wallace & Tiernan Belleville, New Jersey
inspection tag dated October 72 by Dept of Comm. NOAA
available

Soviet submarine clocks w/key - 8 day
appx 6 1/2" face diameter, 3" depth
6 available (each is different)



salvaged aluminum Engine Order Telegraph (EOT)
receiver by Siemens - appx 20" tall (+4" handle), 15" width
9" depth - available


ship's wind speed and direction indicator
salvaged "anemometer"
appx 21" from base to top of fuselage - 1 available

capstan - appx 36" tall, 21 1/2" diameter base
16" diameter top, weight appx 315 lbs
available
     
General ship salvage:
all salvaged: anchors, builder / hull plates, name boards, liferings, lifeboat oars, block pulleys,
anchor chain, signal flags, cargo nets, line/rope, flags, key boxes, metal floats...
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.

wood lifeboat oars - appx 14' long,
white with red stripe
available

metal (iron) diamond shaped fenders
"large" appx 36" tall, 21" diameter
weight varies from 8 to 40 lbs/each
available

adorable salvaged rope bumpers / fenders
beautiful weaving/knotwork; appx "
available

salvaged rope bumpers / fenders
appx  17" tall (not inlcuding handle)
available

salvaged fiber carbon /carbon fiber gears
various sizes, appx 9" - 12" diameter
 available
 

salvaged 1" gauge poly blend white/red rope/line
we cut the length you need by the foot...
(entire coil weighs 113 lbs)
 available

salvaged 1 1/8" gauge rope/line
we cut the length you need by the foot...
 available

salvaged 1 1/4" gauge rope/line
we cut the length you need by the foot...
(entire coil weighs 192 lbs)
 available

salvaged 1 1/2" gauge rope/line
we cut the length you need by the foot...
(entire coil weighs 300 lbs)
 available

salvaged ship's line / rope
appx 3/4" gauge
we cut the length you need by the foot...
available

cargo net - 2 of 3 (this one appx 15'x15', grids are
appx 8x8" square)
 available

cargo net 3 of 3 (this one appx 6'x6', grids are
appx 7"x7" square)
 available

cowl / cowling / air vent - medium sized, steel
great unique shape!
 appx 41" tall, 25" diam vent, 24" depth
4 available

steel cowlings - medium sized w flange
appx 49" tall, 17" diam vent, 14 1/2" depth including flange
(flange appx 15" from base)
1 available

XL steel cowling
appx 9' tall, vent 4'x6', 48" deep
1 available

over 150 salvaged liferings
available


salvaged signal, country and pennant flags - these
will take a few weeks to sort; please call or
email for pricing and availability

Italian brass builder plate 1973 appx 33" x 28"
Generatore Di Vapore Costruito Dalla
Franco Tosi S.p.A.
Legnano.  Ucenziataria - Della
Numero Di Fabrica # 7810
Anno Di Costruzione1973
available

tiny salvaged liferings
appx 14-15" outside diameter
15 available

salvaged brass builder plate
17 3/4" x 12" Flender Werft Lubeck 1981
appx 14 lbs; 1 available

*unpacking: XL ship's wood name boards
2 available

salvaged brass builder plate
27" x 7 1/2" Built By M/S Mangala Engg. Works, PVT.Ltd.
Bombay - Yard-No. 81 Year - 1983
 1 available


salvaged brass placard
appx 7 1/2" square
 1 available

salvaged brass builder plate: GDYNIA
Hull No. 8125/5 Delivered in 1996; POLAND
appx 15 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 1" thick
1 available


salvaged brass builder plate: Nippon Kokan K.K.
Shimizu Works, Hull No. 425 Shimizu Japan 1985
appx 23 1/2" x 15 3/4"
1 available

salvaged brass builder plate: Howaldtswerke-Deutsche
Werft Aktiengesellschaft Hamburg Und Kiel; BAU-NR. 116
Baujahr 1978, appx 33" x 16 1/2"
 1 available
 



salvaged brass plates & placards:
top:
31 3/4" x 5 1/2 MacGregor AESA Sevilla Ref #B-222
Clasi - B. Veritas B.  Fecha 20-11-79 - Spanish origin  available

Bottom:
Instalacia Pozarowa CO2
W Wypadku Sygnalu Syreny placard
appx 4 1/2" x 8 1/2" available




salvaged brass plates & placards:
top:
4 x 7 3/4" No 1 Main Air Reservoir
Hemmi Iron Workds, Ltd Japan 1976 - available
Bottom:
 Nantote placard
appx2 x 12" available

salvaged brass placards:
Kidde Engine Room Fire Extinguishing System
appx 9 3/4 x 10 3/4" available



Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation Cincinnati, O., USA

No L26941
appx 6 1/2" x 3 1/2"  available

builder's plate: Chantiers De France Dunkerque 1978
(appx 21 1/2" x 18") brass

salvaged German origin aluminum builder plate:
DMR Den Hauptmotor baute
VEB Dieselmotorenwerk Rostock Lizenz M.A.N.
appx 16 1/2" x 11 3/4" available



salvaged Greek aluminum placards:
To Boats & To Assembly Station
appx 4 x 13"
     

various salvaged block pulleys
those pictured range between 8-12" cheek (wood portion)
and are single or double sheave (wheel portion),
brass or aluminum sheave
call or email for pricing, sizing and availability

salvaged block pulleys "XL" sizes
cheek sizes appx 16-18", double WOOD sheaves
call or email for sizing and availability

salvaged wood marker buoys *hard to find!
appx 24" long x 7" wide - 2 available
 

"small" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 232 lbs
shank length 58", shackle 5", stock
(crossbar) 68", fluke to fluke measurement 38"

available

"medium" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 263 lbs
shank length 60", shackle 5", stock
(crossbar) 57", fluke to fluke measurement 36"

available

"large" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 622 lbs
shank length 70", shackle 6", stock
(crossbar) 80", fluke to fluke measurement 53"

available

"tiny" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 51 lbs
shank length 30", shackle 4", stock
(crossbar) 31", fluke to fluke measurement 20"

1 available

some "tiny" fluked kedge yachtsman
and grapnel anchors 13 - 21" tall
 

salvaged tiny anchor chain: appx " links
available

salvaged rusty propeller
appx 32" - this piece appx 66 lbs
available

more salvaged rusty propellers; various sizes
call/email for sizing/pricing availability


*keyboxes do not come with keys
salvaged keyboxe pictured here: "small" size
appx 15 1/2" x 19 1/2" x 3 1/4" deep:
6 similar available; please call or email for pricing
   
Salvage as Art
all salvaged - name boards, sounding boards, directional placards, instruction boards, etc...

Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.

sounding board #1 green - available

sounding board #3 white - available

Marsec Level Board
appx 3' x 2' - 1 available




*still unpacking; more sounding boards & salvaged ship advertisements/instruction boards...
*more photos to follow in this space...


Anchor Bar Corner - salvaged wood placard
available

salvaged sounding board appx 22" x 20"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 24" x 18"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 24" x 18"
available

salvaged sounding board
appx 12" x 10"
gotta love the "Urgent Be Except From The Rule"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 12" x 13"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 24" x 18"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 24" x 17"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 24" x 18"
available

salvaged sounding board appx 20" x 18"
available
     
Ship's Crockery:
all salvaged, hand picked pieces from the ship breaking yards; availability for these is now scarce as
 most shipping lines have been unwilling to spend the money to produce personalized plateware for vessels over the past decade...
See other salvaged crockery in stock on this page...

Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.
still unpacking... thanks for your patience!
MSC coffee cups and dinner plates
(Mediterranean Shipping Co, Geneva Switzerland)

60 dinner plates, 41 shallow bowls, 18 bread
plates, 1 mug available

Evergreen Line operates the 4th largest
container fleet in the world
6 XL bowls, 9 XL plates, 8 large plates
7 lg platters (appx 14" wide)
5 medium platters (appx 12" wide)
available

   
   
 
NEW production, salvage-inspired lighting and hardware:
inspired by our salvaged pieces that we are no longer able to find...
*lighting does not come wired
Items that are available will read "available" under the photo; otherwise it has been sold.
As always, feel free to call or email for pricing.



inspired by our salvaged brass base mounted
post lights, these newly made versions are
aluminum with brass accents
appx 9 1/2" tall, base diam 6" - available



a salvaged lifeboat light we found in
Turkey was intriguing but we could not source more so we had these made:
new brass bulkhead "Filika" light
Filika = Turkish for lifeboat
appx 6" tall, 5" wide
available



new aluminum with brass accents
Convoy bulkhead mount light
appx 16" total height, 5" diam mount
available

inspired by our salvaged brass 90 degree curved passageway
lights, these new
production (pictured with copper shade)
versions are aluminum - appx 11" total height
available



inspired by our salvaged brass and aluminum
4 bar lights, these new
production brass and
copper versions are appx 9" diam and 4 1/2" deep
available

newly cast solid brass cleats:
sizes pictured from above and profile/side view
4" (2 hole pattern) available
6" (2 hole pattern) sold out
8" (4 hole pattern) available
10" (4 hole pattern) available
14" (4 hole pattern) available

new brass Belfast post lights
created from a pattern of a salvaged one
which we can no longer find... appx 11 1/2" tall
available


new solid brass desk anchors - available

brass oar lock wall mount hooks
available

new solid brass desk bollard
6 1/2" long appx 4" tall

available

new brass post light - "Greek" style
appx 8 1/2" tall
inspired by the salvaged pieces we found in Turkey
that we couldn't find more of - available

"Large" new brass bell arm 
appx dimensions from mounting plate 
to center pin 15 3/4", crown width 1"
available



new design!
XL 4 bar light: aluminum back and brass front cage
appx 11 1/2" outside diameter, 6" deep
available
 
tiny 10" OD, 5 1/2" GD 2 dog brass portholes
NEW manufacture/reproduction
(the only repro porthole we carry)
10 available

new smooth body SMALL foxlight
appx 6 1/2" OD face, 16" total height
10" height not including arm, 14 lbs each
available


new ribbed body MEDIUM foxlight "style A"
appx 12" OD face, 17" total height (arm bracket)
13" height not including arm, 15 lbs each
available

new ribbed body MEDIUM foxlight "style B"
appx 12" OD face, 23" total height (round flange)
13" height not including arm, 18 lbs each
available

new ribbed body LARGE foxlight
appx 17 1/2" OD face, 22" total height
18" height not including arm, 42 lbs each
available

new production copper lifeboat lanterns
Port and Starboard pair
appx 14" tall; 1 pair available