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Equipment model; Anchor model
|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".|
|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|
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