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ANCHOR. A measure containing ten gallons. Lex, Mereatoria.

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The cruise was arriving on Tyneside from Dover before journeying around Scotland and down towards Ireland, weighing anchor in Liverpool and Dublin.
After weighing anchor, we navigated to an FS hard bottom location at 67 feet, then drifted till hitting the Spot-Lock over a newly discovered ledge a mile west.
From the moment Burgundy announced his long-awaited return on "Conan" to his unveiling of the movie's release date, there's been a carefully orchestrated crescendo of marketing that has kept Ferrell weighing anchor everywhere.