The windlass gear was located on C Deck, just beneath the forecastle deck. This piece of machinery was used to lower and bring up the chains for the anchors. It was separated from the crew's galley, greasers, trimmers, and firemen mess halls by barrier grating.

There are no pictures of this machinery

Windlass machinery Edit

  • steam engines
  • thermo-tank and fan
  • bitts (bollards)
  • drum for centre wire hawser
  • capstan on Shelter Deck

Wreck Edit

Considering that this is in the forward part of the bow, it’s probably intact

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