Author Results for Richard Endsor

The Van de Velde Paintings for the Royal Yacht Charlotte, 1677

By Richard Endsor

The eminent painter Willem van de Velde the younger (1633-1707) is probably one of the most technically advanced painters of sailing vessels known. Many of his works provide details of ships that have been lost, but this article explains how two of his paintings were commissioned and by whom, together with the administration of the […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Art & Music | Miscellaneous | Shipbuilding & Design

Note: A Drawing of the Midship Bend of the Hampshire 1653

By Richard Endsor

The frigate type of construction used by Phineas Pett for the Hampshire in the Deptford dockyard resulted in a light, fast vessel. The Hampshire had to be girdled, probably because she was crank, but the result was that she was involved in several successful engagements. By 1686 she was subjected to what was almost a […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Shipbuilding & Design