McDougall Patent Anchor

McDougall Patent Anchor (HM1HWQ)

Location: Duluth, MN 55802 St. Louis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 46.804', W 92° 5.48'

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Unique apparatus invented by Duluth's Captain Alexander McDougall for use on his whaleback ships. About fifty appear to have been produced at the American Steelbarge Company Shipyard in Superior. This one was recovered in 1977 from the wreck of the Thomas Wilson, sunk in 1902. Salvaged by Robert and Randy Bradford, Al Kennedy, Judy Ferrell, and Elmer Engman.
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Date Added Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 569364 N 5181125
Decimal Degrees46.78006667, -92.09133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 46.804', W 92° 5.48'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 46' 48.24" N, 92° 5' 28.8" W
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Area Code(s)218, 612
Closest Postal AddressAt or near The Lakewalk, Duluth MN 55802, US
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