A bronze bell from the brig ULYSSES of 1822 with deeply cast lettering of the ship's name and date A.D. 1822.
Built by Campbell and Co. of Glasgow in 1822, the ULYSSES, was a third class brig of first quality with a spruce hull sheathed in copper with iron bolts. A trading ship, she sailed the trade route between Liverpool and Jamaica likely carrying rum among other va. Lloyd's register lists her first master as Capt. E. Raymond.
It's very rare to find intact ship's bronze bells from this period, particularly ones of this quality and with a ship's name.
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