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Anchors Gallery

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Choose from 22 pictures in our Anchors collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Trial of Anchors at the Royal Dockyard, Sheerness, July 1852 Featured Print

Trial of Anchors at the Royal Dockyard, Sheerness, July 1852

Engraving of a trial of various anchor designs, held at the Royal Dockyard Sheerness, from the Illustrated London News, 17th July 1852. This trial was held in the presence of mercantile shipowners and an Admiralty committee, in order to test the holding power of a number of anchors. These included the New Admiralty, Aylen's, Rodger's, Mitcheson's, Honibal's, Isaac's, Lenox's and Trotman's improved Porter anchor. Trotman's anchor was declared the winner

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans