Author Results for Austin Farrar

Note: Recording a Craft’s Lines

By Austin Farrar

The Society recorded the designs, lines and arrangements of nearly a hundred working craft in the 1930s, through traditional means. Sixty years later the work is now being done by photographic means thanks to Colin Mudie’s initiative, which is described. Read More

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

Note: The Vancouver Cutter, a Third replica of HMS Victory’s 25 foot Cutter

By Austin Farrar

One of the celebrations of the founding of Vancouver was a re-enactment of the historic journey up the Columbia River in a cutter, built to the same lines as the replica cutters built for HMS Victory. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration

Note: A Hall Sands Seine Net Boat of 1935

By Austin Farrar

Along with this vessel, the plans of many small craft were preserved by the Society. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design | Whaling & Fishing

Note: The First HMS Victory Replica Cutter

By Austin Farrar

Commissioned by Lt Cdr Peter Whitlock, this describes the drawing of the sheer draught by the author, and its subsequent construction. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Miscellaneous

Note: Devon Seine Net Boats in 1934

By Austin Farrar

An account of the building and use of these boats. Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Whaling & Fishing