Joseph H. Eastman and the Harvard Clock Company began in 1880, a relationship with the U. S. Government that would span more than 100 years. Clocks from Harvard, Boston, Eastman, Fairhaven, Vermont, and Chelsea Clock Companies have served with distinction in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Light House Establishment, U.S. Life Saving Service and U.S. Coast Guard.
Harvard Clock Co., 5", Marine, #361, Light Vessel 44, U.S. Light House Establishment, Northeast End, N.J.,1882-1926, Cornfield Pt.,CT.,1926-1938
4.25", Marine, along with #361, served on LV-44,, Staten Island Depot, 1912, and after hurricane of 1938
Chelsea Deck Clocks on test at U. S. Naval Observatory. Two E. Howard & Co., #74 Astronomical Regulators at far right.