Bower anchor

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8-5-005

One of the anchors carried on either bow of a vessel as the main riding anchors. Note : They are called the port bower and the starboard bower respectively.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM