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Catalog Number 00869
Object Name Sextant
Description Navigator's Sextant, an instrument for measuring Angular Distances utilized especially at Sea to observe altitudes so as to ascertain Latitude and Longitude. Owned and used by Lieut. Ehlers English of Des Moines Iowa, Navigator of USS BUITENZORG, 1918
Source English, Doris Ehlers
Received Date 05/15/1949