This chronometer was purchased by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich in July 1917, after which it was held between various dates at the Admiralty Chart and Chronometer Depots at Hong Kong (1917-1921), Portsmouth (1923), Malta (1927), Plymouth (1929-1933) and Malta (1934).
The entry in Kullberg's original Order Book 1913-1919 ref. 14538/6, 25 June 1917 (Guildhall Library) reads;
With reference to the 15 chronometer you have ready the Admiralty are prepared to purchase same at £42.00 each. The chronometers to be delivered July 20th '17. Payment to be delayed until the Astronomer Royal is satisfied with their performance. Full transcripts of the Kullberg Order Book, Shop Day Book and Kullberg's Manufacturing Book will be sold with this lot.