I only today found out the background to this piece of street art
The MSC Napoli, while sailing between Belgium and Portugal, suffered severe damage causing it to become beached at Branscombe, around one mile off the Devon coast, near the coastal town of Sidmouth. After containers from the wreck began washing up at Branscombe, around two hundred people went onto the beach to scavenge the flotsam. In August 2007 the bow section of the ship's hull was taken to the Harland and Wolff shipyard at Belfast Harbour for disposal and recycling. This is its anchor and weighs 13500kg!
Sometimes life histories are hidden in plain sight.