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independent trip gear anchor

SLR1988
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
User collections anchor by espace_temps
Gallery locationNot on display
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 SLR1988
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of a trip gear anchor (circa 1870) with independent trip gear, made entirely in iron. The model is stockless and has a flat crown with two conventional flukes that pivot through an arc of about 90 degrees. The model is mounted on the crown, and located between the flukes and the shank are a pair of small flukes with flat tops which pivot independently through 90 degrees.
Date made circa 1870

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials paint; metal: iron
Measurements Overall model: 357 mm x 218 mm x 70 mm
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  • independent trip gear anchor (SLR1988)
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