Historical information

Sextant belonging to Walter Harbord (Wal or Wally) (b.1923 in Brisbane-d.), master mariner in the Merchant Navy on British Phosphate Commission ships.


Walter was interviewed by the Australian at War Film Archive in 2003.
He served on these ships:
SS Corinda
SS Macumba
SS Mildura
SS Nellor
SS Ormiston
SS Reynella

Physical description

Sextant in wooden box