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Naval History and Heritage Command

Stern Anchor

The stern of a landing craft
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Reginald Marsh; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 38W
Accession #: 88-159-HV as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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A view of the stern of an LST showing the large anchor which is droped just before the ship lands on a beach. In addition to holding the vessel in position to discharge its cargo, the anchor gives traction to aid in backing the vessel off the shore.

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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