National Geographic : 1938 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE "*^ ^/ " <<~ ^ /, . ,.' l * > ""S-- ".* *".^ .-^ ^y^-.ll - -^ ^*s-jf ^'^B^^B Photograph by Hans Engelmeyer JUDGE THE MAGNITUDE OF "EUROPA'S" COLOSSAL ANCHOR BY THE MEN BELOW! Painters on the raft are retouching the white figures, which show how many feet or meters of water a vessel is drawing. Sometimes an anchor, being hoisted or lowered, scratches these figures; then they must be repainted. To lose such a huge anchor means to drop thousands of dollars worth of metal and chain.