Monday, November 23, 2015
WATCH: Runaway Anchor Chain Causes Chaos and Fire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-XlbUDPt7A A very chaotic situation indeed as this anchor chain control malfunctioned and dropped unconstricted. Most surprisingly, deckhands can be seen scurrying about in the video risking life and limb...
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Anchor and Mooring Gear – A History
Chief Mate Andre van Schoonhoven of the new cruise ship Eurodam gives us the history of classifying anchors. He writes; Traditionally ships were anchored using large hemp hawsers called cables....
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Anchor Chain Construction
Today we bring you the following photos from Baldt’s Chain Link factory in Penslyvania where the original Baldt Stocklass anchor was first produced in 1896. Step 1 – Heat The...
Wednesday, April 9, 2008