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In The Balance II

In The Balance II

in September 2011 I posted a Painting called In the Balance.

At the time I noted that I would consider what was happening above the waves

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Above the waves from In the Balance I http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/297112/title/in-the-balance/cat/all
The anchor chains hold against 35 - 40 foot seas and wind speeds up to 100 knot. Few if any would have survived if they had failed. It is one of the miracles of that day.
If the anchors had caught earlier she would probably have ridden it out in safe depth and not been lost.
 

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