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Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway

Edgar J. March

Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway

by Edgar J. March

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing barges.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edgar J. March.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM311.B3 M37 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 234 p., 32 plates.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4367462M
    ISBN 100715346814
    LC Control Number78479969
    OCLC/WorldCa87323

      Drawing from Edgar J. March’s book, ‘Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway’, clearly showing what a bridge sail looked like. The vessels are clearly spritsail barges with gear down and river sails set. The lowered mast, almost to deck, can be seen and were clearly seen by Monet otherwise he wouldn’t have painted them: impressionists. , and saw the first Thames Barge Races. These continued unbroken until The aim of the founder William Henry Dodd, “The Golden Dustman” was to raise the status of the bargemen, and to improve the performance of the were two classes, one for stumpies (under 80 tons) and one for heavier (under tons) topsail barges.

    S.S.B.R. The Society for Sailing Barge Research. Welcome to the Home page of the Web Site for The Society For Sailing Barge Research. These pages are provided by the Society for its members and those interested in the history of the Thames Sailing Barges of the East Coast of England.   Boats in the dawn mist upriver at Abingdon-on-Thames, part of the stretch where Three Men in a Boat is set. a spur of land between the Thames and its final tributary the Medway, is not a .

      The Thames sailing barge Cambria was built in Greenhithe, Kent in Remarkably, she kept sailing and carrying commercial cargo under sail alone until She is now undergoing a complete restoration by the Cambria Trust with major funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Biographical details: March authored several books sailing craft, including barges, drifters and trawlers. His works include 'Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway', 'British Destroyers: A History of Development, ', 'Inshore Craft of Great Britain in the Days of Sail and Oar', 'Sailing Drifters: The Story of the Herring Luggers of England, Scotland and the Isle of Man' and Sailing.


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Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway by Edgar J. March Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hard cover, gilt on spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and with pieces missing on spine and covers. Some light foxing on outside edges and endpapers. Internally very good.

A scarce copy. x History of the graceful spritsail barges, so typical of Thames and Medway: Stumpie, River, Coasting, Mulie and Ketch barges. ISBN: Thames sailing barges. The barge in the distance has all sail set, mainsail (the spritsail), topsail, foresail, topmast staysail and mizzen.

The spritsail rig was normally used without a boom. (The latter was usually found on fore-and-aft rigged vessels to keep the mainsail in. Buy Spritsail Barges Of Thames And Medway First Edition by March. Edgar J. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

Spritsail Barges Of Thames And Medway Author March, Edgar J. Here is the history of river, coasting, stumpie, mulie and ketch barges, with details of their construction. The story of the Kentish barging centres is told, and that of the Thames sailing matches, of wrecks and salvage, and the last days of Range: £19 - £ information can be found in the books: “Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway” by Edgar J.

March, publisher David & Charles, Newton Abbot,ISBN and “Sailing Barges” by Frank G.G. Carr, Conway Maritime PressISBN X.

The Thames barge ‘Kathleen’ has been one of the more popular subjects for modelmakers over the years, due largely to the plans and details of the vessel that were published by Edgar J.

March in his book ‘Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway’. MAYMON: London: Krimpen, Holland: Spritsail t: E.J. & W. Goldsmith, Fenchurch St., City, London Walter J.

Goldsmith, Grays, Essex: Formerly the. The Blue Mermaid is the new sailing barge owned by the Sea-change Trust. Things were moving fast I was soon back at the hospital to see a specialist cancer was confirmed. Suspected T2/T3 – not good, but containable to point of eradication.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Thames barge, Edith May, sailing on topsail and foresail on the River Medway. A Thames sailing barge is a type of commercial sailing boat once common on the River Thames in London. The flat-bottomed barges with a shallow draught and leeboards, were perfectly adapted to the Thames Estuary, with its shallow waters and.

Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway Hardcover – 26 Mar by Edgar J. March (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price.

New from. Used from. s: 2. The Dione is owned in Kent and is berthed in Shoregate Dock off Milfordhope Creek – one of the Medway’s many creeks. Her owner also has the Thames spritsail barge Ethel Maud, which is nearing a complete rebuild in the dock.

But this is about the Nancy Grey. A Barging Childhood Nick Ardley spent his childhood on board a Thames spritsail barge, which wound its way along the river Medway for many happy, eventful years. This list contains barges that were recorded in Mercantile Navy Lists.

Click Details for more information about the source of the data. There is much more information on many of these barges in The Sailing Barge Compendium, published by the Society for Sailing Barge Research.

Published on Dave Brooks, committee member of the Society for Sailing Barge Research, talks us through some of the special features of the Thames sailing barge Veronica which made her.

ONE of the most remarkable and picturesque of the world’s types of sailing craft is the spritsail barge, still to be found in large numbers on the Rivers Thames and Medway. The type is occasionally seen, also, in a few other counties of England, although it has never. Buy Spiritsail Barges of Thames and Medway, Oxfam, March, Edgar J,Books, Reference Cookies on oxfam We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website.

Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway [March, Edgar J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway/5(2). amidships anchor auxiliary barge yacht barquentine berth Billy Boys boat boom boomies bowsprit Brightlingsea Bristol Channel built bulwarks cabin Canal centreboard chine coal coamings coastal construction counter stern craft creeks crew deck depth dimensions draught engine Essex Figure flat bottomed fo'c'sle foresail forward freight ft beam ft.

Sailing, boat owning and living on a Thames spritsail barge have coursed through the veins of the skipper's family since the early s, and it instilled in him a profound love for salt, marsh and mud.

In The Jottings of a Thames Estuary Ditch-Crawler we find the skipper looking at how it used to be in the early days of Corinthian sailing. Synopsis. For luggage only. from the old established office, high street, chatham, daily at 5 o'clock. [with manuscript entries]: mr. crampton [?] janry. 7/46 carriage of horse from canty.

3s. paid out Spritsail Barges of the Thames & Medway by Edgar March, pages, Published by David & Charles, inWritten inReprint of a book first published in 30 figures and 7 pages of boat plans.Used, Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway.

Thames barges on the annual race from gravesend to the suffolk coast. thames sailing barge pudge copied from a photograph by the rev, john hughes of shoreham by sea.

Really lovely Spritsail Barges of Thames and - in perfect condition.