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Iron stock anchor
Scale: Unknown. A model of an iron stock anchor made entirely in metal, possibly iron and painted brown. The paint is chipped and worn overall. The shank tapers and is square in section with two rounded sides. These rounded sides bulge outwards, twice close to the top to accommodate two circular apertures. The lower aperture holds the iron stock. The stock is round in section, and is wider in diameter one side of the shank. It is held in position by a spring clip, and at either end of the stock there are two spherical buttons, one larger than the other. The arms and flukes are conventional in shape and wrapped around the crown by a length of wire is a wooden double sheave block.
Original size: 164 mm x 121 mm x 148 mm
- Image reference: L1397
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London