Historic Ship Anchor

Historic Ship Anchor (HMVCZ)

Location: Port Wentworth, GA 31407 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.012', W 81° 10.461'

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(Admiralty Style)

— *1800-1865* —

Recovered from the Savannah River on February 27, 1994 during Georgia Department of Transportation construction work for the U.S. 17 Alt./ Talmadge Bridge in Savannah, Georgia, this 1200 pound anchor would have been used on large ocean going or river vessels during the first half of the 19th century.

** Metal conservation completed by the Florida Department of State, Bureau of Archaeological Research, Tallahassee
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Transportation, District 5 Maintenance Office, Jesup
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:59am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 483570 N 3564487
Decimal Degrees32.21686667, -81.17435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.012', W 81° 10.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 0.72" N, 81° 10' 27.66" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-38 Unnamed Road, Port Wentworth GA 31407, US
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