Definition

Heavy, pointy instrument attached to the ship by chain and rope (rode) and used to secure vessel to bottom

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Traditional fisherman's or admiralty anchor, with two flukes (the pointy arms) and stock (vertical piece) attached to the upper shaft and ring

Traditional fisherman's or admiralty anchor, with two flukes (the pointy arms) and stock (vertical piece) attached to the upper shaft and ring
Image ID: 806
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Anchor used by recreational sailors to secure boat to bottom of the water

Danforth anchor used by recreational sailors to secure boat to bottom of the water
Image ID: 1619

Record ID: 42