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Grandpa invented
« on: Wednesday 23 August 17 14:27 BST (UK) »
Has anybody head of "the Hull hook"?
I have been told this was a type of quick release on the davits of lifeboats and was invented circa 1910 - 20.
any help would be welcome, thank you.
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Re: Grandpa invented
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 23 August 17 14:47 BST (UK) »
The RNLI might be able to help:  https://rnli.org/
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
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Re: Grandpa invented
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 23 August 17 16:19 BST (UK) »
thank you.
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Re: Grandpa invented
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 23 August 17 17:17 BST (UK) »
I wonder if he took out a patent on it?  It might be worth having a search here https://worldwide.espacenet.com/advancedSearch?locale=en_EP for his name etc.

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Re: Grandpa invented
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 24 August 17 07:51 BST (UK) »
fantastic. Not only have I found what I wanted, but I have also found others I was searching for.
Thank you Spidermonkey. 
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