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Deck Chock, USS San Diego, #2010-75-38

A large oblong brass handle-like object called a deck chock.  At the bottom are two square blocks that would have been inserted into the deck.  Some of the original zinc paint is still on the surface.
Title: USS San Diego Deck Chock, #2010-75-38
Caption: Deck chock from a WWI-era ship, USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)
Description: This particular deck chock recovered from WWI-era armored cruiser, USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6) would have been used to hold or secure lines on a ship.
Accession #: 2010-75-38
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  • Underwater Archaeology
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  • Artifact
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  • World War I 1917-1918
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