Expeditions & Projects
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An anchor was discovered on a shipwreck off New Jersey with an unusual feature. The anchor appears to be a stream anchor in every respect except that on the underside of each fluke there is a tab of metal. Those investigating the site have never seen an anchor with this feature.
The vessel is most likely a late nineteenth or early twentieth century wreck. The site contains two anchors that are almost completely buried under the sand.
The sketch below shows what the anchor looks like exposed and depicts the tabs in question.
It is our hope that someone visiting this web site can tell us what the purpose of this feature is and if their is a written description of it that we can refer to. Please use the e-mail trigger below to correspond with us.
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