Friday, October 15, 2010

Vespucci's Anchors

Amerigo Vespucci training ship, port anchorOne of the main anchors of the “Amerigo Vespucci”, for any doubt about the size look here.Amerigo Vespucci training ship, backup anchorThe backup anchor, known as “ancora di rispetto”.Amerigo Vespucci training ship, starboard anchorsThe two starboard anchors and a view of the “Porto Mediceo”.

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External links: Amerigo Vespucci (Wikipedia)

14 comments:

Jacob said...

A great big ship needs great big anchors...would not, I repeat, would not want to be pulled off site onto a sandbar or a reef!

Your photos are again very well composed and show great colors!

Luis Gomez said...

Nice shots VP. Thank you for your birthday wishes.

ρομπερτ said...

There are times, life needs any support, anchor available.

Please have a good Friday.


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Farmchick said...

Wow! Huge anchors. Thanks for the pictures.

Randy said...

Those look very heavy! Great shots.

gogouci said...

I suppose you would need all that weight to keep that huge ship from moving.

cieldequimper said...

No doubts whatsoever as to the size. I love anchors and the stories they beg to tell.

Dina said...

Anchors are just strong and impressive and mysterious, no matter how you long at them.

joo said...

Anchors seem to be great subject! Shame there aren't many here:)

B SQUARED said...

Can you imagine if that thing got stuck?

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Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour dear friend,
This anchor is huge indeed, but I think it's normal for a big ship like
Amerigo Vespucci.Thanks so much for the different angles , your pictures are beautiful!
Hugs and happy weekend,
Léia

Francisca said...

There is something romantic about anchors... bet they have good stories to tell. I really like the color story you tell with your photos today, VP.

Kaori said...

It looks very heavy but I'm still surprised that it can anchor a whole ship :D