When yachts are broken up

Rum_Pirate

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When yachts are broken up, what happens to the brass portholes, hinges, cleats, fairleads, engines, pulleys, instrumentation, boom fittings, anchors and other bits and pieces?

Are there any established recyclers/salvagers?
 

AngusMcDoon

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I was looking for a new anchor swivel, and look what they've got...

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but I can't decide which one. What does everyone think? It's for a 10kg Delta.
 

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mud larking at Rotherhithe was a revelation to me, chains, cleats and boaty stuff everywhere, nothing dramatic - long gone, but evidence of something going on.
I then read that that part of the Thames was where the boats were broken up, burnt?!

Turner painted the scene of the 'Fighting Temeraire' as it was towed to it's last resting place.
Apparently the crew of the ship referred to her as the 'Saucy' Temeraire...
a noble old ship, from Trafalgar.
 
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