Capstans

 © Photographed November 1, 2015
Donated by Janice D. Turner Pfingsten
Sturgeon Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.829599,-87.38422

CAPSTANS
These vertical drums revolve on a spindle and were used for generating power required in heaving on a rope or on an anchor cable.
Donated by Janice D. Turner Pfingsten
In Memory of Elmer W. Richter, USCG

The marker is located on the grounds of the Door County Maritime Museum on northbound Madison Avenue, north of its intersection with Locust Court, at 120 North Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235.


Use the "Door County Maritime Museum" label below to view the many markers in and around the Door County Maritime Museum grounds.







 The capstans are located on the grounds of the Door County Maritime Museum.

Door County Maritime Museum is located at
Sturgeon Bay's Historic Downtown Waterfront.

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