Port Anchor WindlassPhoto of the anchor windlass, from port side. Capstan (gypsy) head is plain to see, as is the small...Anchor Windlass Room down on Deck 2.PortLadder down from the Main Deck, Anchor Windlass area is visible in photo.What visitors will see when they peek inside the Anchor Windlass area.One of our new volunteers working in the Anchor Windlass area.01AnchorWindlassBrakesClose-up of Control Panel above Port Windlass Motor.April 23rd Photo #10Starboard Windlass Control Panel, where I spent the day working.Volunteers at work shining and polishing in Anchor Windlass area.View looking forward toward Anchor Windlass area, looks awesome down here!Final shot of the Windlass Area before heading home to Virginia after a hard days work.Chief Selects applied corrosion treatment and preservative to the anchor chain and windlass, one of...Support this Site by Visiting the Website Store! (help us defray costs!) We are providing the...Overall view of Anchor Windlass area, which will be added to tour routes soon.Control wheels inside the Anchor Windlass Area, which received a little special attention today...Gradually the heavy fires on the FRANKLIN were brought under control, her list stabilized, and 833...The anchor windlass room. These are the powerfull mechanisms that raise and lower the heavy anchor...Hatchways leading below to the Windlass area and newly restored crew spaces. Both areas will soon...The forward enlisted head served approximately 80 sailors who lived in this area of the ship.Members of the Brass Team shining up the brass wheels that control the Windlass Motors one deck...03AnchorWindlassRoomEquipment in ships Machine Shop, greased and ready to go.Ladder to take visitors back up to the Main Deck.Another new volunteer, together we got a lot accomplished today!One of the Brass Team polishing up the hardware on a Watertight Door in the newly restored Crew...Whistle while you work.......More bunks displayed showing how little room sailors had to store personal items.