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Bilge Strainer, USS San Diego, #2010-75-41

A brass circle with four square rods connected to a smaller circle inside.  The smaller circle has a hole in the middle of it.
Title: USS San Diego Bilge Strainer, #2010-75-41
Caption: Bilge Strainer from a WWI-era ship, USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)
Description: Bilge strainers were placed at the lowest compartment of a ship, below the waterline and usually help to keep out debris from the ship’s bilge pump. This particular one was recovered from WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6).
Accession #: 2010-75-41
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  • World War I 1917-1918
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