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

Capstans

 
 
Capstans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. Capstans Marker
Inscription.  These vertical drums revolved on a spindle and were used for generating power required in heaving on a rope or an achor cable. Donated by Janice D. Turner Pfingsten in memory of Elmer W. Richter, USCG
 
Location. 44° 49.826′ N, 87° 23.037′ W. Marker is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in Door County. Marker is on North Madison Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N. Madison Ave., Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dunlap Reef Light Tower (here, next to this marker); Propeller and Stirrup Bearing (a few steps from this marker); Steam Engine (within shouting distance of this marker); Schooner Rudder (within shouting distance of this marker); Ship's Double Wheel (within shouting distance of this marker); Sturgeon Bay Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Semper Paratus (within shouting distance of this marker); 41-Foot Utility Boat Large (UTB) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturgeon Bay.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Capstans and Dunlap Reef Light Tower image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. Capstans and Dunlap Reef Light Tower
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 148 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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