Nautical Antiques & Tropical Decor
2202 Ship Mechanic Row Galveston, TX 77550
409-539-5469
email: piecesofship@yahoo.com

Ship Salvage:

 
ANCHORS, CHAIN, PROPELLERS & CAPSTANS
& BOLLARDS...
anchors: metal devices used to keep a boat or ship rom drifting due to wind or water currents.
 propellers: fan shaped device that converts rotational motion into thrust, propelling a craft through water; also known as a "screw"
capstan: revolving cylinder used for winding a rope or cable, powered manually by pushing levers around a vertical axis
bollard: stout post mounted to the deck or dock, to which a ship's line is tied

 Available pieces will read "available" under the photo; otherwise, they have been sold.
Sold pieces remain pictured to show the diverse types and styles of anchors or props we have carried in the past.

 

 


"small" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 232 lbs
shank length 58", shackle 5", stock
(crossbar) 68", fluke to fluke measurement 38"

"medium" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 263 lbs
shank length 60", shackle 5", stock
(crossbar) 57", fluke to fluke measurement 36"

"large" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 622 lbs
shank length 70", shackle 6", stock
(crossbar) 80", fluke to fluke measurement 53"


 
salvaged fluked kedge (aka "Yachtsman") anchors
appx 2 1/2' shank length


recast (new production) 2 1/2' fluked kedge
 yachtsman anchors; recreated from a mold
of the salvaged pieces

salvaged fluked kedge anchors
4'-5' tall shank


56" kedge yachtsman's anchor w/slightly bent fluke
1 similar available (50" - 60")



mid 1800s kedge anchor recovered
from the Gulf of Mexico

small grapnel anchor

 
Salvaged fluked kedge yachtsman anchor with
stock (cross beam) - appx 51" x 32" shank
(1800s or earlier) 

25 lb navy (aka "stockless") anchor
by Wilcox & Crittenden & Co.
appx 19" shank

salvaged fluked kedge yachtsman anchor with stock (cross bar) appx 49" long shank x 33" wide

fluked anchor, no stock (crossbar) - attached piece is an old galvanized buoy light which was welded onto the shackle, shank length 75", shackle 14", width 58", fluke measurements appx 12 3/4" side x 18" long, lgst shank diam 5 1/2"

 
fluked kedge yachtsman anchor with stock
(crossbar): shank length 85", shackle/ring 12",
stock (crossbar) 97", fluke measurements 16" wide
x 21" long, lgst shank diam 5 1/4"



Canvas and rope Lifeboat Anchor - 7' long overall, canvas portion 40" - 3 available


36" salvaged kedge yachtsman anchor

 painted iron kedge yachtsman anchor
appx 34 1/2" shank - not including ring
45" stock, 29" width at flukes

"tiny" fluked kedge yachtsman anchor
w/ stock (crossbar): 51 lbs
shank length 30", shackle 4", stock
(crossbar) 31", fluke to fluke measurement 20"

some "tiny" fluked kedge yachtsman
and grapnel anchors 13 - 21" tall

small 33" salvaged fluked kedge yachtsman
anchor (no stock/crossbar), fluke to fluke
measurement appx 20" w

above: salvaged anchor chain, 82 links
appx 373" / 31+'
this piece available


salvaged anchor chain
this piece appx 175" length w/o shackle, 47 links plus
single shackle at end plus final link for 187" total length
this piece available

salvaged anchor chain
this piece appx 216" length w/o shackle,
53 links plus shackle for 223" total length
this piece available



anchor chain appx 7" links
*we cut the length you need
available

anchor chain
this piece just over 12' long
total weight 105 lbs, 36 - 6 1/4" links
Chain length details
(for 6 1/4" links pictured left):


1 individual link is 6 1/4" long; 
in sequence including the overlap, each link is actually only 4" long - for example, to get a 12'  total length of this chain, you'd need 36 links.

anchor chain
this piece 31.5', 97 links (each link 6 1/4")

  Propellers / Screws  

salvaged brass propellers: 7" diam, 8" diam & 9" diam

19" diameter (20 lbs) solid brass polished propeller

20" diameter brass propeller with brass bracket, length 22", depth 24"
available

salvaged rusty iron propeller
appx 32" - this piece appx 66 lbs
available

more salvaged rusty iron propellers;
various sizes 50-120 lbs/each, 26-38" diameter
call/email for sizing/pricing availability
 

28" diameter (86 lbs) solid brass propeller, 8" deep, stamped with "Faster D.29P.31 RH.EAR.'09.No 9594"

brass propeller - appx 21" diameter

19 1/2" painted brass propeller (shaft 4 1/2")

10" brass propeller

9 1/2" brass 3 blade propeller and
10 1/2" brass 2 blade propeller

9" brass 3 blade propeller

Capstans / Bollards  

capstan - appx 36" tall, 21 1/2" diameter base
16" diameter top, weight appx 315 lbs
available

detail pic of capstan to left
 

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