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Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Anchor

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
1. Anchor Marker
Inscription.

This anchor was recovered in Northern Lake Michigan in 1979 by the crew of the USCG cutter/buoy tender Acacia when that ship was stationed in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. It was assumed that the anchor got fouled in the rocks and could not be raised by the ship's gear.

Donated by the Crew of Acacia
 
Location. 44° 49.777′ N, 87° 23.056′ W. Marker is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Locust Court, on the right when traveling north on Madison Avenue. Click for map. Marker and anchor are on the grounds of the Door County Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 North Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 41-Foot Utility Boat Large (UTB) (a few steps from this marker); Semper Paratus (a few steps from this marker); Air Funnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Dunlap Reef Light Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Propeller and Stirrup Bearing (about 400 feet away); Steam Engine (about 400 feet away); Robert Laurie and Alexander Laurie (about 500 feet away); Lost Great Lakes Mariners (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sturgeon Bay.
 
Also see . . .

Anchor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
2. Anchor and Marker

1. Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay WI. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USCG Cutter Acacia (WLB-406). (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. A Short Tour of the US Coast Guard Cutter Acacia on YouTube. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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