Sign up to stay in touch!
Thank you! You have successfully subscribed to Skipjack's newsletter.
This Authentic solid brass Porthole security covers was used to shield out light from enemy vessels at night as well as protection during wartime. Inscribed on the front “FB LLOYDS TEST M-740 SPT 20-8-70 FB.” and embossed “OPRT” on the reverse. These were used in conjunction with a two dog porthole. Measures 17 inches in diameter, not including dog clamps and hinge. Weighs just shy of 39 pounds!
Dealers of nautical antiques and collectibles, marine art, lamps, lighting, ship salvage and hardware, Skipjack sells quality nautical furniture and furnishings, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features marine paintings, sculptures, ship models and folk art featuring mermaids, whales, fish and fowl.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!