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A word a week photograph challenge: hole

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Knowing that maritime history is replete with special terms I thought that the hole an anchor chain comes out of must have a particular name – and it turns out there is.  This is the hawse of the Hikitia. The Hikitia is a working self-propelled floating steam crane in Wellington. She is thought to be the only working steam crane of her type in the world.

hawse

See other photos of holes here

3 thoughts on “A word a week photograph challenge: hole

  1. Wonderful hole….I can feel the sun sparkling 🙂

  2. Pingback: A Word a Week Photography Challenge–Hole | WoollyMuses

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