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Anchor from the Mary Rose

Recovering anchor

...found just north of where the bow of the ship lay for 437 years.

This anchor is one of four recovered from the site of the wreck of the Mary Rose.

The first was raised by the pioneering Dean’s who dived on the ship using early surface air supply breathing equipment in 1841.

Two more were recovered during excavation of the ship in 1980 and this one was raised in 2005.

It was found just north of where the bow of the ship lay for 437 years.

Quick Facts

  • Artefact number #81A1560
  • Date raised to surface October 2005
  • Found on The Mary Rose
  • Made of iron
  • Period Tudor

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