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Smiths patent B

SLR1917
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Smiths
Provenance: Smiths
Publication(s)Ship models : their purpose and development from 1650 to the present : illustrated from the ship model collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

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Object ID SLR1917
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of a patent stockless anchor made entirely from steel with a gun metal finish. The shank is rectangular in section and tapers slightly towards the crown which finishes at a right angle. Through the crown is a pair of swivelling, elongated, flat bottomed flukes mounted vertically to the shank. In the middles of the crown is a small swivelling D shackle, and just above the crown on the shank is another small swivelling gravity D shackle. The top of the shank is fitted with a swivelling bow shackle. The shank and crown are complete with a number of stamped inscriptions: 'NAVAL TYPE' (twice), 'SMITH'S PATENT B'; 'STOCKLESS ANCHOR 35'.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: brass
Measurements Overall model: 155 x 67 x 35 mm
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  • Smiths patent B (SLR1917)
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