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Equipment model; Anchor model

Ship models

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Collection Ship models
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Rodger, William
Provenance: Rodger, William

Object details:

Object ID SLR2076
Description Scale: Unknown. Model of a Rodgers patent anchor complete with a section of chain. Model made entirely of metal and painted black. The shank is square in section and tapers out towards the crown, drilled with a circular hole, where the arms curve upwards towards the flat, triangular-shaped palms which are mounted on the lower side of each arm. The metal stock is almost triangular in section and rests on a shoulder and is held in place by a fidded metal wedge. There is a pair of circular eyes at the end of the stock whilst at the head of the shank is fitted a swivelling bow shackle to which is attached a length of chain. On the shank there is an inscription in white ink which reads "1893".
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Materials organic: cotton; metal: brass; metal: steel
Measurements Overall model: 617 x 122 x 193 mm
  • Equipment model; Anchor model (SLR2076)
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