Where is your art?

Harland & Wolff of Belfast commissioned Noah Hingley and Sons, of Netherton, to supply the RMS Titanic’s anchors – [1].

What a wrought sublime beauty this Hingley leviathan is – made to the 1910 Hall’s patent anchor design – and weighing-in at a titanic 15tons and 16cwts of locally forged steel – [2].

Titanic_anchor_Hingley_works

Michael McGoldrick’s CAD drawing suggests the anchor’s angle of housing within the Titanic’s hull – [3].

Titanic_anchor_CAD_image_by_Michael_McGoldrick

Many years later, after several business changes, Wright Hingley Ltd. of Netherton made parts for the Concorde’s supersonic engines.

Concorde_rings

Where is our art? Our art is in the Titanic and the Concorde.

Made by many hands now forgotten.

But also by hands not forgotten.

For your 90th.

Reference:

[1] https://i.pinimg.com/originals/28/41/cf/2841cfdf7d0b8939d4d87a92db30cc26.jpg

[2] http://23988808.weebly.com/uploads/1/4/4/5/14452662/726370206_orig.jpg

[3] https://grabcad.com/library/rms-titanic-anchor-1

[4] https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1972/1972%20-%200468.PDF