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Early 19th Century British Admiralty Anchor

 
 
Early 19th Century British Admiralty Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, September 11, 2018
1. Early 19th Century British Admiralty Anchor Marker
Inscription.  Believed to be from the wreck of the British cartel ship "L'Athenaise" sunk Nov 1, 1804 with 179 French prisoners of war.

Found off Barefoot Mailman Hotel, Hillsboro Beach in 1967 by
Dr. Donald King
Bob Jordan
Mel Fisher
Rupert Gates
Fay Field
Deo Fisher
Electrolytically stabilized by Florida Archives, History and Records Management-Tallahassee
 
Erected by Marine Archaeological Council.
 
Location. 26° 7.127′ N, 80° 8.755′ W. Marker is in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker can be reached from Southwest 2nd Avenue just south of Southwest 3rd Avenue. Located in Riverwalk Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lauderdale FL 33301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Fort Lauderdale Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Replica 1899 School House (within shouting distance of this marker); King-Cromartie House (within shouting distance of this marker); Shippey House

Early 19th Century British Admiralty Anchor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, September 11, 2018
2. Early 19th Century British Admiralty Anchor and Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philemon Nathaniel Bryan House (about 400 feet away); Oliver Building (about 600 feet away); Colonial Hotel (about 600 feet away); Museum Building (about 700 feet away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 25, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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