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Admiralty Pattern Anchor in Stanley Park

Admiralty Pattern Anchor in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Admiralty Pattern Anchor

The Admiralty Pattern Anchor is a monument on Deadman Island in Coal Harbour in Vancouver, Canada.

This monument is a real anchor that is circa 1850 and was actually found in Coal Harbour by divers from HMCS Discovery.  

This type of anchor is known as an Admiralty Pattern Anchor and is also known as 'Admiralty' or a 'Fisherman'.  It is typically what you would expect from an old anchor!

It is unlikely that you will see this monument in person because it is located on HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve so it is not normally accessible to the public.  Occasionally, there are tours of Deadman Island on which you can see it!

Admiralty Pattern Anchor plaque in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Admiralty Pattern Anchor plaque

The plaque says:

"Admiralty Pattern Anchor-Circa 1850"

Anchors of this pattern were commonly used in sailing ships visiting Coal Harbour during the 19th century.  This anchor was lost by one of these ships and recovered by the divers of HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve.

SLT G. Smith

CPO1 G.Robinson   CP02 G.Munro

P01 B.Docherty   P02 C.Trepanier

MS R.Cooke   D.Sproule

LS G.Hafey   LS S.Lorette

LW A.Hendry   LS G.Mah

LS J.Visser   NCDT A.Wilson

Presented to HMCS Discovery on the change of command

Cdr.R.H.McIlwaine,CD - CDR.B.A.Cook,CD

November 1988

Where is the Admiralty Pattern Anchor monument in Stanley Park?

The Admiralty Pattern Anchor is located on Deadman Island which is an island in Coal Harbour in Vancouver, Canada.

It is located just off of the Stanley Park Seawall at Brockton Point in Stanley Park.

What is near the Admiralty Pattern Anchor on Deadman Island?

Nearby to the Admiralty Pattern Anchor on Deadman Island is the 50th Anniversary Naval Reserve plaque.

What is near the Admiralty Pattern Anchor in Stanley Park?

Nearby to the Admiralty Pattern Anchor in Stanley Park is at Brockton Point which has many attractions and things to see.  On Brockton Point, are the Brockton Oval, Brockton Pavilion, Brockton Playing Fields, Totem Poles, Portugese Joe Statue, and At the Totem Poles Gift Shop among other things.

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