CategoryVessel Structure, Component
DescriptionCopper spike from SS. BEAVER, salvaged by Fred Rogers in 1960. Tip tapered to wedge shape, with two diagonally opposing edges pounded into scallop pattern, with 3 angled dents per edge. Slight flare at bend end. Longitudinal "grain" to copper, and there is a narrowed section in the middle, either from wear or corrosion.