Modern Ship Anchor

Modern Ship Anchor (HM1HWS)

Location: Duluth, MN 55802 St. Louis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 46.817', W 92° 5.489'

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This Navy-style stockless anchor is the type used on all modern ships and, at 3 tons, it is typical of those carried on 8-10,000 ton freighters. A usual rule of thumb provides that a vessel's anchor chain should be three times the depth of the water in which she is anchored: this chain usually weighs about 100 pounds per foot.
Provided by the Army Corps of Engineers.
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Date Added Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 569352 N 5181148
Decimal Degrees46.78028333, -92.09148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 46.817', W 92° 5.489'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 46' 49.02" N, 92° 5' 29.34" 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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