Huge anchor

Huge anchor


Mosede, Denmark (DK)
Biggest anchor in Denmark. It was from the Danish ship of the line "Elephanten" (1702-1728).

Elephanten participated in the Battle of Køge Bay 1710 as command ship for the Navy chief, Admiral General Gyldenløve. The ship was 10 years younger and a bit larger than Iver Huitfeldts ship Dannebroge, but otherwise they were designed stingy same as 90 cannon warship with approx. 600 man crew.

Painting of the ship Elephanten:
http://www.skeel.info/showmedia.php?mediaID=5249&all=1
Biggest anchor in Denmark. It was from the Danish ship of the line "Elephanten" (1702-1728).

Elephanten participated in the Battle of Køge Bay 1710 as command ship for the Navy chief, Admiral General Gyldenløve. The ship was 10 years younger and a bit larger than Iver Huitfeldts ship Dannebroge, but otherwise they were designed stingy same as 90 cannon warship with approx. 600 man crew.

Painting of the ship Elephanten:
http://www.skeel.info/showmedia.php?mediaID=5249&all=1
View in Google Earth Memorials, Sea - Parts, Objects - Misc
Links: www.iverhuitfeldt.dk
By: Dania

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@ 2011-08-04 09:12:18
BIG karma!

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