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Nautical Clocks

Clocks that have a nautical tradition.

How to Use Military Time

How to Use Military Time Military time is a 24-hour system of telling time — and it’s actually less confusing than you might think. With military time, hours are counted from midnight to midnight, and time is read in 24-hour… Continue Reading →

The Finest Hours Captain Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Not long after The Finest Hours was released in theaters, we received an inquiry that nearly knocked our clocks off (hehe). A young man by the name of Matt Fitzgerald told us he was the grandson of John J. Fitzgerald, the captain of the… Continue Reading →

How to Set A Barometer (and other FAQs)

What is a Barometer?  Barometers are used by scientists, fishermen, boaters, and other weather watchers to monitor changes in atmospheric pressure, or the “weight” of the air. Typically, a change in air pressure signals that the weather is about to change: Rising pressure… Continue Reading →

Orleans Historical Society Discusses Pendleton Clock and Famed Rescue Boat Featured in Disney’s The Finest Hours Film

Since 1907 Chelsea Clock has been the trusted time-keeper of the Navy. But once our clocks leave our factory door, we never know what adventures await. It wasn’t until after the release of Disney’s The Finest Hours that we found out that… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Ship’s Bell Trade-In Program

Here at Chelsea Clock we understand the timeless value and craftsmanship behind our products, old and new — perhaps better than anyone else. Which is why we’re proud to introduce our new trade-in program for Ship’s Bell and Shipstrike clocks,… Continue Reading →

8 Holiday Gifts for Him

Holiday shopping can be tough — especially when buying gifts for the guy who’s got everything. That’s why this year we’ve made it extra simple by hand picking some of the best unique gifts for men.   1. Edgevale heavy-duty… Continue Reading →

Chelsea Clock Essay Contest Winner!

We asked you to send us essays explaining what your Chelsea clock means to you. We were so touched by the many stories we received, and will continue to share them here on our blog. For now, here is the… Continue Reading →

Chelsea’s History Aboard U.S. Navy Ships

When you choose a Chelsea, you’re getting more than a fine clock – you’re getting a piece of American history. That’s because the Chelsea story is inextricably bound with the history of our nation over the last century, especially the… Continue Reading →

The Many Places for a Patriot Deck Clock

It’s not uncommon for people to associate Chelsea Clock with nautical clocks and the U.S. Navy, and we’re proud of that. The Patriot Deck Clock is no small part of that history. In fact, it’s inspired by 1940s military clocks… Continue Reading →

Patriot Deck Clock

Looking for a tough, versatile precision clock that’s as at-home on the boat as it is on a pool-side patio? Look no farther than the Patriot Deck Clock. This authentic military-style clock offers high durability and low maintenance, making it… Continue Reading →

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