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Wasteney Smith's improved pattern

SLR1976
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Science Museum, London
Depiction: Smith, W. Wasteney
Provenance: Smith, W. Wasteney
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 SLR1976
Description Scale: 1:8. A model of a Wasteney Smith improved pattern anchor made entirely in brass and either plated or lacquered. The shank is rectangular in section and tapers to a rounded top to which is attached a D-ring shackle that swivels on a bolt secured with a wedge. Towards the bottom of the shank is a double shackle which pivots on a central rivet. Attached to the crown is another D-shackle. On the side faces of the crown are two inscriptions: 'Smiths patent B' and 'Stockless anchor 18'. The arms have flat rectangular bottoms and tall integral flukes that are half the height of the shank. The side faces of the arms have round headed bolts.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: brass
Measurements Overall model: 157 mm x 69 mm x 35 mm
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