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Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck

 

—Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum —

 
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2013
1. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker
Inscription. This two and one half ton anchor was recovered from an 1870s shipwreck, known locally as the Sailboat Wreck. It was located by the commercial clam vessel STAR LIGHT, 19.6 nautical miles NNE of Assateague Island Lighthouse in 15 fathoms of water.

Presented to the museum in memory of BMC William H. Parker, USCG 1924-1946. “God is Our Anchor and Strength” Gift of Mr. & Mrs. A. Wayne Watson 1981
 
Erected 1981.
 
Location. 38° 19.533′ N, 75° 5.267′ W. Marker is in Ocean City, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on South 2nd Street. Click for map. This marker is located on the Boardwalk near the Ocean City Life-Saving Station museum. Marker is in this post office area: Ocean City MD 21842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Manufactured Cannon (here, next to this marker); "The White Marlin Capital of the World" (here, next to this marker); Largest Fish (a few steps from this marker); Treasures From The Past (within shouting distance of this marker); Island on the Move (within shouting distance of this marker); Boardwalk Construction 2000
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2013
2. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Blue Crab (within shouting distance of this marker); Birds of the Shore (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Ocean City.
 
Also see . . .  Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum. (Submitted on October 20, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 7, 2013
3. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck
Cistern
Rainwater runoff from the
roof is captured and stored
in a cistern. The stored water
was used for all purposes,
including drinking water.
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2013
4. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker, boardwalk view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 7, 2013
5. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker, boardwalk view
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2013
6. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker
Sailboat in choppy seas, outside the breakwater off Ocean City image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 14, 2013
7. Sailboat in choppy seas, outside the breakwater off Ocean City
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Tower and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 14, 2013
8. Ocean City Life-Saving Station Tower and Museum
Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 7, 2013
9. Anchor from the Sailboat Wreck Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   7, 8. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   9. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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