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  1. Anchor

    Anchor

    Thought RMAS was best location for this image of an odd shaped anchor outside Portsmouth naval base. What type is it and in what cir***stances would it be used? i suspect the RMAS handled a few?
  2. The World

    The World

    The empty port anchor housing on THE WORLD. THE WORLD left Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on Sunday, 15 January 2017, after a four-day stay. She had come from Port Arthur to Hobart after losing her port anchor at Port Arthur and was returning to Port Arthur to reconnect the anchor after it was retri
  3. The World

    The World

    THE WORLD departing Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on Sunday, 15 January 2017, after a four-day stay. She had come from Port Arthur to Hobart after losing her port anchor at Port Arthur and was returning to Port Arthur to reconnect the anchor after it was retrieved by the ocean-going tug, PACIFIC CRE
  4. CAMERONIA

    CAMERONIA

    CAMERONIA 1919 launched, 1921 completed by William Beardmore & Co., Port Glasgow for Anchor Line Ltd., Glasgow 16.280GRT, 6 steam turbines Beardmore, double reduction gears, twin screws, 16kn passengers: 265 1st., 370 2nd, 1.100rd (as built), 1.266 single class after refit in 1948 During WW2 a
  5. CALEDONIA

    CALEDONIA

    CALEDONIA 1920 keel laid, launched 22.04.1925, delivered 03.10.1925 by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow for Anchor Line Ltd., Glasgow 17.046GRT, 6 steam turbines geared to twin screws, 16kn Passengers: 205 1st, 403 2nd, 796 3rd class Service: Glasgow - Moville - New York (Boston) 1939 Armed m
  6. CIRCASSIA

    CIRCASSIA

    CIRCASSIA 1937 completed by Fairfield Co. Ltd., Glasgow for Anchor Line Ltd., Glasgow 11.170GRT, 10,287tdw, 2 oil engines 2SA 4Cy. Fairfield/Doxford, twin screws, 16kn, 300 passengers 1st class Circassia was the first of a trio, the others being CILICIA (1938) and CALEDONIA (1948). She was the firs
  7. Anchor

    Anchor

    Anchor Maribyrnong River just downstream from Footscray Road, Melbourne. (Old Footscray Wharf area) Explanatory plaque in next post
  8. Anchor

    Anchor

    Anchor Maribyrnong River just downstream from Footscray Road, Melbourne. (Old Footscray Wharf area)
  9. USS Intrepid

    USS Intrepid

    The aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, now permanently docked in New York as a museum. Interesting anchor configuration: bow and starboard. The viewpoint which makes you wonder how she stays upright!
  10. Replica Titanic Anchor at Netherton

    Replica Titanic Anchor at Netherton

    Replica Titanic Anchor at Netherton, made for Channel 4 series
  11. Otso

    Otso

    Bay of Bothnia 5/2010
  12. Otso

    Otso

    Bay of Bothnia 5/2010
  13. Anchor from War Hawk

    Anchor from War Hawk

    An anchor recovered from the wreck of the clipper ship War Hawk, which sank after a fire in Discovery Bay, Washington on April 12, 1883. her anchor is on display near the waterfront in Port Gamble, Washington.
  14. Anchor

    Anchor

    Winter Star on Great Bitter Lake transiting Suez Canal. It cost few cartons of Marlboro to keep pilot patient before we re-welded shackel's pin.
  15. Crew at work

    Crew at work

    Crew is re-connecting the chain
  16. Stone

    Stone

    All previous attempts to remove stone fail. Crowbar was our last chance
  17. broken  anchor shank

    broken anchor shank

    Found this anchor last week, in the St. Clair River in Port Huron Michigan, how would this shank break off? Is it from getting twisted in the hawsepipe, or the ship turning the in the strong current as the anchor is dropped, and the ships weight is put on the shank? We have found 6 this Summer that
  18. Kirriemoor

    Kirriemoor

    Walter Runciman & Co Ltd Moor Line Ltd 1965 22198 grt 646 ft 85 ft 15 kts
  19. Glenmoor

    Glenmoor

    Cabin and radioroom, good eh'
  20. Found in river today

    Found in river today

    Found this old wood crossarm anchor in the St. Clair River (Michigan) today. It was covered in zebra mucsels.This one might go in my yard after a good clean up. Ed
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