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Started by: jo anne (33735) 

anchor windlass
A winch used to raise a ship’s anchor

Windlasses are used on Wigan Flight too, but are a much simpler bit of kit. You attach them to a lock’s mechanism so you can wind a ground/gate paddle up or down.

A windlass being used by Colin of Foxes Afloat

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Replied: 4th Mar 2021 at 10:43

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