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Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway.

Edgar J. March

Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway.

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Published by P. Marshall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barges.,
  • Boatbuilding.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM311.B3 M37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6033649M
    LC Control Number48011531
    OCLC/WorldCa8843604

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by Edgar J. March. Percival Marshall, the scarce original edition of this classic work on the spritsail barge 1st edition.

25x19cm. ppviii well illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans. very good condition hardback with light foxing to end-papers and slight wear and rubbing to spine. OUR OCTOBER ONLINE BOOK FAIR IS STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS AND VERY SOON OUR XMAS ONLINE BOOK FAIR WILL GO LIVE - KEEP CHECKING OUR WEBSITE.

Back. SPRITSAIL BARGES OF THAMES AND MEDWAY. Book Description. A history of river, coasting, stumpie and ketch barges, with details of their construction. 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: Stock // Books // Spritsail Barges Of Thames And Medway.

Spritsail Barges Of Thames And Medway. MARCH, EDGAR J. Bound in original cloth, gilt in clipped dust wrapper with sunned spine. Traces of foxing, largely confined to edges, otherwise a very good copy.

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(4). Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway: ISBN () Hardcover, David & Charles, Founded inhas become a leading book.

Buy Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway New Impression by March, Edgar J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. I can recommend the book by E J Marsh "Spritsail barges of the Thames and Medway" David and Charles revised edition ISBN 0 4, which contains plans, rigging details and sections of three barges.

Also lots of sketches of details and other info. Spritsail Barges Of Thames And Medway Product Category: Books Title: Spritsail Barges Of Thames And Medway Authors: March.

Edgar J. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: P. Marshall Publication Date: Pages: Signed: False First Edition: True Dust Jacket: True Weight: pounds Condition: Like New Collectible Item: True. Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway by March, Edgar J.

at - ISBN - ISBN - David & Charles - - HardcoverPrice Range: £19 - £ Thames Barges – A short guide and some paintings The Thames Sailing barge was a Commercial sailing boat very common in the South and East of England in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. These flat bottomed barges could navigate the shallow rivers.

Our site is dedicated to researching the history of Thames sailing barges and barge builders and the watermen and lightermen who worked on the wharves and docks along the river and travelled the Thames from Middlesex, Kent, Surrey and Essex to London.

Links can be found to other river sites. Spritsail barges of Thames and Medway. [Edgar J March] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. 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’. The book has been republished at least twice and so has provided inspiration and guidance. 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. 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. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages, 32 plates illustrations, plans 26 cm: Responsibility: by Edgar J.

March. Books by Edgar J. March. Sailing Trawlers. Author: Edgar J. March. Hardcover Jun List Price: $ Compare Prices Spritsail Barges of Thames and Medway. Author: Edgar J. March. Hardcover Mar Compare Prices. Inshore craft of Great Britain in.

The strongly-built and picturesque barges which may be seen on the Rivers Medway and Thames are fine sea-boats and still retain many of the traditional features of the first craft of their typeON IN THE RIVER MEDWAY, at Rochester, a number of sailing barges may often be seen lying at their berths.

The barge in the foreground of this photograph has a standing gaff on which the upper edge of the. Welch, Leonard A. 36 pages of illustrations, a mixture of original drawings, photographs, prints and paintings, etc.

a beautifully written and produced unpublished manuscript, describing the evolution of the Thames spritsail barge from its origins in the 18th century, and. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features ports probably reef Registered rigged river round sailing barges schooner scows shallow shaped ships short side skipper sloops sometimes spritsail barge square stack steel stern stone Thames tide timber tons topmast topsail towed town trade.

Today after returning from a day out, I found a large package on the door mat. Within, I found the pamphlet along with an original copy of Edgar J. March’s book, Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway. Glenna’s gifts Having written to say a heartfelt thank you, I felt it only right to share my joy.

Further 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 model is 1: 48 scale. PORPOISE: Rochester: West Cowes: Spritsail 44t: BPCM, London MNL PORTAGE (THE) London: Battersea: Spritsail 44t: x Edmund Fry, 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.

Nick Ardley spent his childhood on board a Thames spritsail barge, which wound its way along the river Medway for many happy, eventful years. Read his story "My father purchased our barge. Medway Queen continued to sail from Chatham and Southend to Herne Bay and occasionally Clacton until the end of the season.

at Dover, Thames Queen / Wm Denny - 46 Broken up Queen of the Channel / 1, Wm Denny A ttempts were made to carry on daily sailings down the Thames in when the former Clyde paddle steamer Jeanie. Sailing barges are astonishingly fast and weatherly. They are no longer needed to carry cargo, but a number of enthusiasts and preservationists have kept several of them in seaworthy condition for the races on the Thames and Medway, which have been revived.

One of these is the annual Blackwater sailing barge match, in which about 15 vessels. The spritsail was best known from its use in the Thames sailing barge, which employs two similarly sized spars to form the framework for the sail a barge, the mast is stepped vertically in a mast case or tabernacle, whilst the sprit is suspended by chain stanliffs (standing lifts) from the hounds at the mast head at an angle of about 30° from vertical, with sprit to the starboard side.

"Spritsail Barges of the Thames and Medway" E.J. March0 y "Sprits'l: portrai otf sailing barge ansd sailormen" R.-H. Perks5 y "The Thames Sailing Barge: he gearr and rigging" D.F. Davis0 y "Shipbuilders of the Thames and Medway" P. Banbury ,1 y The TSBT owns two Thames spritsail barges, CENTAUR and PUDGE.

They have modern engines and safety equipment and we operate to safety standards set by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Sailing Barge Association and the Association of Bargemen.

Continue reading →. 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. W is helping with the supply of some materials (wood, timber) for the restoration of a majestic Thames sailing barge. The barge is “The Vigilant”, a year old 'Edwardian Lady of the Thames.

It is undergoing a complete restoration at Topsham Quay in Devon. The object of the project, (which will be seeking help from the Heritage Lottery Fund), is to return The Vigilant to.

Sources. Carr, Frank, Sailing Barges, Hugh Perks, Richard, Sprts'l: A Portrait of Sailing Barges and Sailormen, Conway Maritime Press, The Last Berth of the Sailorman, Society for Spritsail Barge Research, Brann, Christian, The Little Ships of Dunkirk:Collectors Books Ltd, Hamer, Geoffrey, Trip Out /6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British.

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TENT AND TESTAMENT: A Camping Tour in Palestine wi. • The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary by Caroline Crampton is published by Granta Books. To order a copy, go to Free UK p&p on orders over £ Key dates. Built Greenhithe as a spritsail barge.

Came second in the coasting class on the Thames and Medway; Traded as a sailing barge between East Coast ports including Ramsgate, Faversham and London as well as the near continent carrying tons of cargo including coal, pitch, grain and cattle feed; Class winner at the Thames and Medway barge matches.

Thames Barges go to War Ada Mary Aidie Barbara Jean Beatrice Maud Burton Cabby Dawn Doris Duchess Ena Ethel Everard Ethel Maud Glenway Greta Haste Away Lady Rosebery Lark Nancibelle Pudge Royalty Shannon Tollesbury Viking: Lambeth built barges.

Click on the flag for information. Cann Barges. Mary of Rochester - built Lambeth Media in category "Thames barges" The following 91 files are in this category, out of 91 total. A view across the New Cut at Ipswich with an unidentified spritsail barge under sail leaving ( Image taken from page of 'Swin, Swale, and Swatchway- or, Cruises down the Thames, the Medway and the Essex rivers.

By H. Jones. - Explore Chris Wood's board "MARINE: THAMES BARGE", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Barge, Thames, Sailing ships pins.Xylonite is one of seven Thames barges built between and for F W Horlock, was sold by the Horlocks in and cut down to a motor barge in Xylonite was re-rigged in the s by Tim Eliff and replated on the s.

She has been used for sail training since A Thames sailing barge was a type of commercial sailing boat common on the River Thames in London in the 19th century. The flat-bottomed barges were perfectly adapted to the Thames Estuary, with its shallow waters and narrow rivers.

The barges also traded much further afield, to the north of England, the South Coast and even to continental European ports.