Archive Results For: Internal Waterways

Note: Peter Boat. Responses

By Alan H Moore and L G Carr Laughton.

Both Moore and Carr Laughton provide further details of the above boats. In both cases their research reinforces the information provided in MM Volume 1, Issue 4. Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Whaling & Fishing

Note: Peter Boat

By L G Carr Laughton

Carr Laughton describes in detail what he believed to be the last remaining Peter Boat on the Thames. At twenty-three feet in length and nine feet wide such vessels were used for fishing, as evidenced by the fish well at its centre. The one he came across in 1911 was still being used for its […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Whaling & Fishing

Note: W Van de Velde

By H S Vaughan

Vaughan expands on the article in MM Volume 1, Issue 1 concerning the work undertaken by the Van der Veldes on Charles II behalf and introduces a new twist. He points out that one Van der Velde was present when the Dutch ‘cut-out’ the Royal Charles and produced a painting of the event. The painting […] Read More

Filed under: Dutch Wars | North Sea | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Art & Music

Note: The Howland Great Wet Dock

By H S Vaughan

Vaughan provides written evidence that the dock name must have been changed from the above to Greenland dock some time before 1763. Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards

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