Anchor
Anchor
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Wedgeport Sport Tuna Fishing Museum

Anchor


Accession number: 2009.94
Date: before 2009
Materials: Wood Twine Rope Rock
Measurements: 10.16 cm W x 11.43 cm H
Narrative: This is a replica of a killick used by the fishermen to sink their nets or to anchor their moorings.
Description: A 9.5 cm stone sits perpendicular across a curved wooden base. Two 9.5 cm sticks extend upwards from the base on both sides of the stone to hold it in place; they are secured at the top with brown twine. A dark brown rope is attached to the top of the killick.