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Offline Rod

Hawse pipes
« on: Sep 25, 2023, 12:31 PM »
I was watching a video documentary last night on Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth on you tube. Both very interesting.
However one thing that I noticed on both ships is,  compared to QE2, the anchor housing place. ( no I don't know what its called, I do know that the hole that the chain uses to go through the hull and down to the chain locker is the hawse pipe.)
On the original Queens this this anchor housing place is absolutely HUGE, even though the anchors are only 2 tons heavier.
Next time you look at piccies of the "Old Queens" see if you agree.