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Coryton anchor

SLR2073
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
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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 SLR2073
Description Scale: 1:12. Model of a Coryton anchor made entirely in iron. The model has patternated dark grey colour and has been made similar to the subject it depicts. There are two shackles attached to either end of the shank by bolts secured with nuts. The shank has been cast in two halves, divided longitudinally and is secured by a nut and bolt near the crown. The palms have limited movement turning in an ark of around 60 degrees. The name "THE CORYTON ANCHOR" has been cast in relief lettering along one side of the shank. The number "1892" has been hand written on the same side of the shank.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Materials iron
Measurements Overall model: 508 x 215 x 57 mm
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  • Coryton anchor (SLR2073)
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