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.

 

Anchors
Available pieces will read "available" under the photo; otherwise, they have been sold.
We hand select each of our salvaged anchors from ship breaking yards around the world. 

small grapnel anchor

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

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

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

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

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

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

salvaged iron yard anchors
appx 35-39" tall fluked/kedge/yachtsman
style; 24-27" diam between flukes
8 similar but unique available

36" salvaged kedge yachtsman anchor

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

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

appx 51" tall iron anchor
w/bent fluke; lots of surface rust
1 available

51 1/2" kedge yachtsman's anchor w/bent fluke
appx 48" width across flukes

mid-1800s kedge anchor recovered
from the Gulf of Mexico

"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"

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

anchor CHAIN
Available items will read "available" under the photo; otherwise, they have been sold.


stud link anchor chain; 3" links
total weight 7 lbs for 13 links which make 26"
available; inquire for price and length

stud link anchor chain; 3 3/4" links
total weight 8 lbs for 9 3/4 links which make 25"
available; inquire for price and length

stud link anchor chain; 4 1/2" links
total weight 10 lbs for 8 links which make 25"
available; inquire for price and length


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

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

stud link 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.

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





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


  Propellers / Screws  


vintage brass propeller 7 3/4" diam
1 available

9" brass 3 blade propeller

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

10" brass propeller

vintage brass propeller 13 1/2" diam

vintage brass propeller 16" diam #1
1 available

vintage brass propeller 16" diam #2
1 available

19" diameter (20 lbs) solid brass polished propeller

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

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

brass propeller - appx 21" diameter

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

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

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

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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