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Cocoa Beach in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

18th Century Whaling Ship Anchor

 
 
18th Century Whaling Ship Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 7, 2016
1. 18th Century Whaling Ship Anchor Marker
Inscription.  This anchor was discovered 16 miles off the shore of the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier in 1984 by the late Keith Siegel, a famous local lobster diver, and his brother Brian.

Standing 10 ft. 5 in. tall and weighing more than 6,000 lbs., this artifact was recovered from the wreckage of an 18th century whaling ship.
 
Location. 28° 22.054′ N, 80° 36.171′ W. Marker is in Cocoa Beach, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from Meade Avenue 0.1 miles east of Ocean Beach Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker and subject anchor are located near the south side of the Cocoa Beach Pier. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Meade Avenue, Cocoa Beach FL 32931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carter-Fuller Mound Complex (approx. one mile away); I Dream of Jeannie (approx. 2.3 miles away); Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 2.9
18th Century Whaling Ship Anchor (<i>marker at base; Cocoa Beach Pier in background on left</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 7, 2016
2. 18th Century Whaling Ship Anchor (marker at base; Cocoa Beach Pier in background on left)
miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2. submitted on April 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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