Author Results for Alan Platt and Robert T. Sexton

Note: Philanthropy and the Cutty Sark: Capt W.H. Dowman and Mrs Catherine Dowman, new Courtauld

By Alan Platt and Robert T. Sexton

This note recounts the part played by Captain Dowman and his wife Catherine, a Courtauld heiress, in the saving of the Cutty Sark. Read More

Filed under: Popular Topics | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Merchant Marines

The Rudder of the City of Adelaide

By Alan Platt and Robert T. Sexton

The rudder of the City of Adelaide is 13 years younger then the surviving hull, which was launched by William Pile at Sunderland in 1864. The article covers the loss of the rudders of numerous ships, including the Cutty Sark, and the serious outcome of steering and navigation of a ship. The loss of rudders […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design