The Admiralty Pattern Anchor ...
The plaque says:
"Admiralty Pattern Anchor-Circa 1850"
Anchors of this pattern were commonly used in sailing ships visiting Coal Harbour during the 19th century. This anchor was lost by one of these ships and recovered by the divers of HMCS Discovery.
SLT G. Smith
CPO1 G.Robinson CP02 G.Munro
P01 B.Docherty P02 C.Trepanier
MS R.Cooke D.Sproule
LS G.Hafey LS S.Lorette
LW A.Hendry LS G.Mah
LS J.Visser NCDT A.Wilson
Presented to HMCS Discovery on the change of command
Cdr.R.H.McIlwaine,CD - CDR.B.A.Cook,CD
The Admiralty Pattern Anchor is located at the HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve on Deadman's Island. Nearby is the 50th Anniversary Naval plaque.
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