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Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Large Anchor

 
 
Large Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 23, 2015
1. Large Anchor Marker
Inscription.
Large Anchor
from the Anabelle Wilson
which sank off Dunkirk
Lighthouse on Nov. 1913.
Raised by divers:
Tom, Dave and Tim McDonald
and Rick Lucas
on Sept. 5, 1990
and donated to the museum

 
Location. 42° 29.615′ N, 79° 21.239′ W. Marker is in Dunkirk, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Point Drive North 0.6 miles north of Lake Shore Drive West (New York State Route 5). Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Dunkirk Lighthouse and Veterans Park Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Point Drive North, Dunkirk NY 14048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lighthouse Service (a few steps from this marker); Dunkirk Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James (within shouting distance of this marker); To All Who Served (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 0.9 miles away); To All That Served Honorably (approx. 0.9 miles away); Eastern Basin Shipwrecks (approx. one mile away); Birds of the Harbor (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunkirk.
 
More about this marker. Elsewhere, the
Large Anchor & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 23, 2015
2. Large Anchor & Marker
ship is spelled Annabell Wilson.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Tragedy of the Annabelle Wilson - The Observer, Dunkirk, NY. (Submitted on June 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Park Museum. (Submitted on June 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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