Anchor

Object ID
M972.437.1
Category
Vessel Equipment - General, Mooring & Anchoring
Date Made
circa 1960
Materials
iron
Description
One anchor from tug Emerald Straits. Measurements (squared) 5 cm x 7 cm, 100 cm long. Distance from one bill to the other 58 cm. Flukes 14 cm wide at widest point. There is an anchor ring through the hole at the end of the shank; a chain cable goes through the ring and 2 catheads link through the cable. Near the bottom end of the shank loop is bolted around the shank. The arm of the anchor is wide and flat except for an oval bump in the middle. It appears to be a Hall's anchor. (See p. 55 of "Lore of Ships").
Related vessels
Emerald Straits
Related person/organization
donated by: International Hydrodynamics Co.