Author Results for C W Hawkins

The New Zealand Scow

By C W Hawkins

Maoris and early New Zealand settlers found native trees such as the kauri, the pohutukawa and the puriri ideal for shipbuilding. European designs were not always well suited to the shallow inlets leading to many settlements so the North American scow was used as a template for vessels in the coasting trade. The first New […] Read More

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