Gerri is looking for additional information about the maker of this bell and possible value range for a ship bell:
History: Ship was built by Pokersgill in 1957. It was a ton ore carrier. In 1973 it was converted into a drill ship at Port Arthur Texas and renamed Zapater Trader. The vessel was broken up for scrap in Singapore in 1987.
Writing on bell: Naaess Clipper Oct.17.1961
Height: 9″ including 1.5 of hook part
Writing: F3614 and a circle,also a small rectangle with what looks like a plus sign and the letter E under it.
Material: brass or bronze, magnet does not stick