Anchor: steel or iron hook, attached
to the ship by a chain, that holds the ship in place by hooking it to
the bottom of a body of water.
Stock: fixed bar or movable bar that can be planted along the
Shank: metal stem.
Bill: end of an anchor.
Gravity band: centre point of the mass.
Throat: protruding part.
Arm: part between the bill and the throat.
Hoisting ride: used to lift the anchor.
Ring: iron ring at the top of the shank.