anchor chain


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the chain or rope that attaches an anchor to a vessel

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It had been unable to leave the debris-strewn port because its anchor chains were twisted.
A bidding war was sparked when a photo of the Titanic anchor chain was spotted in a lot of four pictures of Netherton Iron Works, near Dudley, dating back to 1910.
A consultant told Mr Bonham he would lose his right leg when it began turning black and withering away after a heavy anchor chain from a vessel fell on his foot while he was serving in the Royal Navy.
In the event of a power loss, the anchor chain or line can be hauled in manually.
Eplin swims to the anchor chain and waits while his classmates make their splashdowns.
As he wrote, a bird can be kept from flight by a thread or an anchor chain.
The semisubmersible rigs Ocean Star and Ocean America, which parted their mooring during the height of the hurricane, have both been moved to a shallow-water location where crews are working to replace anchor chain and wire lost during the storm.
17v40c011 for procurement of anchor chain cable with accessories
They tried to rescue Polish crewman Robert Ebertowski who had collapsed in the confined space of the anchor chain locker.
Sridhar Shekar, 31, was believed to be riding a jet ski for the first time when he crashed into a moored boat's anchor chain.
Scana Ramnas manufactures heavy anchor chain for the offshore sector.
HER Group equipped the system with a diesel-powered hydraulic chain winch that pulls used anchor chain into an open-ended rectangular steel container, 20 to 40 feet long.
The anticipated departure date of the MARINE 500 has changed from late May to the second week of June due to difficulties encountered during the equipment commissioning process relating to the anchor chain system and the hydraulic system.
Limited Tenders are invited for Anchor chain cables and accessories
They were trying to secure an anchor chain in a storage area of The Viking Islay.