SHIP'S LAMPS & LANTERNS

Welcome to our selection of antique ship's lanterns, Ship lamps come in many different shapes and sizes, they also had many different specific uses aboard the ship. Navigation lamps ( Port, Starboard, Masthead and Stern ) indicated the direction and aspect of the ship to prevent collision. Signal lamps were used to communicate with ship or shore, others were used to light the ship's passageways, bulkheads and cabins.

Below is our selection of antique ships lanterns & ship lamps.

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERNS & LAMPS

A matching pair of ships Port & Starboard lanterns.

British Admiralty / Royal Navy pattern ship's Port and Starboard navigation lanterns. Constructed from copper with brass fittings, glass fresnel lenses and original oil burners. Height to top of chimney 16" / 40 cm - max 18" / 46 cm.

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ANTIQUE SHIPS SEARCH LIGHT

Antique ships search light. This Francis search light was reputedly removed from a scrapped RNLI lifeboat.

The chrome plated brass search lamp has been polished and mounted on an antique mahogany tripod.

It has been re wired to operate on 240 volts and accommodate modern light bulbs.

This decorative maritime antique certainly makes a statement and it has a maritime style all of its own.

Height: 1.7 m / 5.5 feet.

Diameter of searchlight: 28 cm / 11 inches.

Francis search light 1

Francis search light 2

Francis search light 3

Francis search light 4

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERN & LAMP

Antique ship's Not Under Command lantern.

Made from galvanised steel with brass fittings, glass fresnel lens, internal coloured lens and complete with original oil burner. Made by Buyers Lamp Manufacturers, Aberdeen. Height to top of chimney 23.5 inches / 57 cm, Height inc handle 24.5 inches / 62 cm

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERN & LAMP

Antique copper ship's signal lamp.

A rare British Admiralty / Royal Navy ship's long nosed signal lantern, made by Meteorite and constructed from copper with brass fittings, glass fresnel lens and complete with light shutter mechanism. Oil burner missing. Height to top of chimney 14.5 inches / 37 cmHeight including handle 17 inches /43 cm

ANTIQUE SHIP'S LANTERN

A Copper ships Starboard lantern.

British Admiralty / Royal Navy pattern ship's Starboard navigation lantern. Constructed from copper with brass fittings, glass fresnel lens. Applied brass plaque stamped BOW STARBOARD PATT 24

The lantern is also stamped: ALDERSON & GYDE LTD, BIRMINGHAM, 1945. Height to top of chimney 16" / 40 cm - max 18" / 46 cm.

ANTIQUE SHIP'S LANTERNS & LAMPS

A matching pair of ships Port & Starboard lanterns.

A pair of matching Port and Starboard navigation lanterns. Constructed from galvanised steel with brass fittings, glass fresnel lenses, coloured internal glass lenses and electric bulb holders. Height to top of chimney 10.5 inches / 27 cm, Height including handle 12 inches / 30 cm.

ANTIQUE SHIP'S LANTERN & LAMP

A Copper ships Starboard lantern.

British Admiralty / Royal Navy pattern copper ship's Starboard navigation lantern. Brass fittings, glass fresnel lens. Applied brass plaque stamped TELFORD, GRIER & MACKAY LTD, GLASGOW.

The lantern is also stamped: TELFORD, GRIER & MACKAY LTD, GLASGOW, 1917. Height to top of chimney 16" / 40 cm - max 18" / 46 cm.

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERN

Antique brass ship's watch lantern.

Stamped Griffiths & Sons, Birmingham 1907. Complete with enamelled reflector, replacement oil burner and carry handle with wooden grip.

Height to top of chimney 13 inches / 33 cm, Height inc handle 17 inches / 43 cm

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERNS & LAMPS

A matching pair of ships Port & Starboard lanterns.

A matching pair of ships navigation lanterns. Made from galvanised steel with brass fittings and painted red and green. Glass fresnel lenses with internal coloured glass screens, burners missing. Removed from a Scottish MFV.

Height to top of chimney 14.5 inches / 37 cm, Height inc handle 16.5 inches / 42 cm

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERN

Antique ship's Anchor lantern.

Made from galvanised steel with brass fittings, glass fresnel lens and complete with original oil burner. Made by Meteorite No 138719, Patent No 645575.

Height to top of chimney 19 inches / 48 cm, Height inc handle 24 inches / 61 cm

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERNS & LAMPS

A matching pair of brass ships Wardroom lanterns.

Made by Eli Griffiths & Son and dated 1916 & 1918. Complete with original oil burners, enamelled reflector, wick key and carry handle with wooded grip. Wardroom lanterns are regarded by many to be the Rolls Royce of ship lanterns due to the design and build quality

Height to top of chimney 16" / 40 cm, Max height 20"/51cm.

ANTIQUE SHIPS LIGHT

Antique ships companionway light.

A British Admiralty / Royal Navy pattern ships companionway light. Cast Aluminium base with glass lens and protective brass cage. Electrical operation. Height 10 inches / 25 cm.

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERN

Antique brass ships Wardroom lantern.

Made by Best & Lloyd LTD and dated 1941. Complete with original oil burners, enamelled reflector, wick key and carry handle with wooded grip.

Wardroom lanterns are regarded by many to be the Rolls Royce of ship lanterns due to the design and build quality. Height to top of chimney 16" / 40 cm, Max height 20"/ 51cm.

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERNS & LAMPS

Antique copper ship's signal lamp.

A British Admiralty / Royal Navy ship's signal lantern, made by Meteorite and constructed from copper with brass fittings, glass fresnel lens and light shutter mechanism.

Height to top of chimney 14.5 inches / 37 cm, Height including handle 17 inches /43 cm

ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERNS & LAMPS


ANTIQUE SHIPS LANTERNS & LAMPS