Anchors x3 ; 2

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Mangawhai Museum

Name/Title

Anchors x3

About this object

One large and 2 medium sized iron anchors used when transporting logs via the river.
The smaller anchor was found at Henry's Bridge and was used to hold kauri logs before being shipped to Auckland.
The large anchor was used as the logs were floated down the river and stored in a boom. This anchor was used to hold the boom in. It was hauled up to shore by a bullock team.

Measurements

A: L 116 cm W 87 cm (blade) L 132 cm (crossbar)
L 196 cm (chain)
B: L 218 cm W 146 cm (anchor tip)
C: L 147 cm W 100 cm (anchor) W 144 cm (crossbar)

Object Type

Anchor

Object number

2

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