Titanic's Center Anchor (Replica) - Pigeon Forge, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen
N 35° 49.262 W 083° 34.710
17S E 267056 N 3967167
Quick Description: The Titanic's center anchor is a little over 16 tons, to be exact 34,188 lbs. Located in front of the Titanic museum in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2011 11:06:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMAFFZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 12

Long Description:
At the time the Titanic was built the anchors were the biggest in the world. Manufactured by Noah Hinsley & Sons of Netherton.

The center anchor is called the bower anchor.

The Plaque reads:
THE CENTER ANCHOR WEIGHED 16.8 US
TONS ALMOST TWICE THE WEIGHT OF THE
STANDARD PORT AND STARBOARD
ANCHORS WHICH WEIGHED 8.84 US
TONS EACH THE REPLICA OF THIS ANCHOR
WILL GIVE YOU AN IDEA HOW MASSIVE
THE CENTER ANCHOR WAS ON THE TITANIC.
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