Northill anchor

Northill anchor

[′nȯr‚thil ′aŋ·kər]
(naval architecture)
A lightweight kedge anchor with large flukes and a stock added to the crown perpendicular to them; used in sizes up to 100 pounds (45.4 kilograms).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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