Anchors: An Illustrated History

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Naval Institute Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Transportation - 160 pages
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How the first simple pierced stone anchors developed into the modern devices of today that hold the heaviest super tankers.
  

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Contents

Anchors and their use
7
GraecoRoman anchors
31
Continental anchors
45
The construction of anchors
63
Chain cables and chains
96
The stockless anchor
112
High holding power anchors
130
Testing anchors and cables
151
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